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Self-care Exercises

Relaxation & Mindfulness Exercises

Mindfulness exercise

“Mindfulness is the awareness that arises from paying attention on purpose, in the present moment non-judgmentally in the service of self-understanding, wisdom, and compassion.” ~ Jon Kabat-Zinn ~

Browse "Free Meditations from Mindfulness" offered by Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World to practise:

  • Three Minute Breathing Space
  • Mindfulness Meditation of the Body and Breath
  • Body Scan Meditation
  • The Befriending Meditation ...and more

Subscribe YouTube 330newlife or download newlife.330 app to practise (in Cantonese):
  • 三分鐘呼吸空間練習
  • 靜觀呼吸練習
  • 心情唔好,壓力大到透唔到氣
  • 坐車 / 迫車時
  • 靜觀身體掃描練習


Self-Compassion exercise

“With self-compassion, we give ourselves the same kindness and care we'd give to a good friend.” ~Dr. Kristin Neff~

Browse "Self-Compassion Practices (guided Meditations and Exercises)" offered by Dr. Kristin Neff to practise:

  • Self-Compassion Break 
  • Self-Compassion/Loving-Kindness
  • Meditation
  • Noting Your Emotions
  • Soften, soothe, allow: Working with emotions in the body


Relaxation exercise

Our body and mind are closely connected. Relax our body helps relaxing our mind. Apart from engaging in physical exercises, quiet exercises also promote a sense of calmness and accomplishment to us.

Breathing Exercise for Relaxation 腹腔式呼吸練習 (Cantonese version)


Breathing Exercise for Relaxation (English version)

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Self-care Exercises