In a beautifully produced video made by the Oxford Mindfulness Centre, Prof. Mark Williams introduces the concept of mindfulness and leads viewers through a short guided meditation. With just a few minutes of nature scenes and becoming more aware of your body, you can find renewed focus and peace. “Allow things to be just as they are” (good advice in many situations) and keep attention on your breathing, and sensations in your body.

This quick three-step exercise is a great refreshment and coping skill for dealing with stress, anxiety, and other mental health issues.

For information about mindfulness and its benefits, including an hour-long professional lecture, visit the Oxford Mindfulness Centre’s excellent YouTube channel.