DAY 1 – Getting Started With The Basics of Mindfulness

Welcome to the 7 Days of Mindfulness course. It’s easy to get started. Simply find a comfortable place to sit and when you’re ready, press play on the video below. In it, I will give you an overview of what to expect from this course and beyond.

Then once you’ve watched the video, press play on the audio below it. This is a guided (ten minute) meditation that will take you through the basics of mindfulness.

I look forward to taking this journey with you : )


DAY 2 – Being Here and Now

Welcome to the second day of the 7 Days of Mindfulness course. Now that you’ve had a taste of what mindfulness practice is all about, we’re going to explore the power of what mindfulness can offer. This process of being more mindful untangles us from being lost in the thoughts that create our anxieties and worries and restless nights and gives us insight into ourselves and what truly matters most. It reconnects us to what’s deepest and truest in us. There is so much power in being here now.

Ready to get started? Click on the audio below.

DAY 3 – What To Do With Thoughts and Emotions During Meditation

Welcome back for Day Three of the 7 Days of Mindfulness course.

To build on the mindfulness practice from the past two days, we’re going to explore what to do with thoughts and feelings during meditation. We’ll learn to cultivate more equanimity which means we’re less reactive to thoughts and emotions and we cultivate a more wise and skilful relationship with them.

When you’re ready to start today’s practice, click on the audio below.

DAY 4 – Waking Up Out Of Autopilot

Welcome to Day Four of the 7 Days of Mindfulness course. You’re doing great!

Have you ever noticed how easy it is to slip into autopilot mode? On autopilot mode we are no longer fully present in the moment. We’re lost in our wandering thoughts.

If we’ve been stuck on autopilot a lot we may feel we have no choice but to be pulled around by our thoughts and emotions all the time. But we do have a choice and it’s this ability to choose not to be pulled around that we are cultivating through meditation.

Now that we’ve begun some basic mindfulness training, in this session we’ll start to introduce a powerful way of waking up out of autopilot mode both in meditation and in life.

Ok, let’s get started. Click the audio below for today’s meditation.

“We only have moments in which to live.” -Melli O’Brien Quote


Welcome to Day Five of the 7 Days of Mindfulness.

Today we’re going to focus on one of the most important aspects of mindfulness and that is the attitude with which we practice. Mindfulness is the awareness that arises when we are fully present in the moment but it also involves a sense of kindness and openheartedness towards what is happening. That includes a kindness and openheartedness towards our own minds, bodies and …our own selves.

Let’s begin. When you’re ready press play on the audio below to get started.

“You yourself, as much as anyone else in the universe, deserve your love and kindness.” – Buddha quote

Day 6 – Just Being. The Importance of Non-Doing

Welcome to Day Six of the 7 Days of Mindfulness.

For some people, the idea of sitting still and meditating may seem unproductive or even self-indulgent. Nothing could be further from the truth. It’s so easy these days to get caught up in the hectic rush of daily life, believing that the more we get done somehow the happier we will become.

But as we rush through every moment, we’re not really living them and we leave no space to tune into our own minds, hearts and bodies. Today we learn the tremendous value of simply being.

Find a comfortable posture, kick back and click the audio below for today’s meditation…and enjoy this time to simply be.

“Ultimately, I've come to see mindfulness is really a love affair with life.” ~ Jon Kabat-Zinn quote

DAY 7 – The Power Of Being Present

Welcome back – so here we are at Day Seven of the 7 Days of Mindfulness. Today is an important session because we’re going to be integrating everything we’ve learned in this course.

Not only that, but you’ll also understand the true potential and power of what mindfulness has to offer. There is also a gift pack below the audio so you can download meditations and keep on practicing. Enjoy : )

When you’re ready, press play on the audio below for today’s meditation.

“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance. The wise grows it under his feet.” James Oppenheim quote


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Your Free Meditation Gift Pack

Hi friend,

Below is your mindfulness gift pack in which you’ll find 5 different meditation audios for various purposes. Some are great for a daily practice such as the breath meditation and other can help you through difficult moments or help you make more mindful decisions.

You’ll also find a comprehensive little ebook on the art of mindful living that has a guide to getting started with meditation plus tips on how to integrate mindfulness into your life, work and relationships. My hope is that gift brings you more calm, clarity and fulfilment in your life.

Warmly, Melli

Guided Meditations

Please click the button below and your download will start. If the audio file doesn’t automatically download upon clicking the link, you can download the meditation audio by right clicking your mouse on the link below and select “Save As…” from the menu. Enjoy!

A Few Minutes of Mindfulness (6 mins) 

This short meditation is a powerful tool for infusing little mindful breaks into your busy day. Download it and keep it handy. Use it any time you need a refreshing and rejuvenating ‘check in’ throughout the day.

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Yoga Nidra Meditation (20 mins) 

This Yoga Nidra or “yogic sleep” meditation is a guided imagery and full-body scan practice that induces relaxation and a deep meditative state of consciousness. This practice is a powerful tool for nurturing awareness and is best practised before bed or in place of an afternoon nap.

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Self-Compassion Meditation (10 mins)

During this meditation you will be guided through the four-step compassion break meditation to cultivating this kind of mindful self-compassion so when you’re hurting you can find connection and soothing. Download it to have with you whenever you have a situation in your life that is challenging, painful or causing you distress.

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Head-Heart-Gut Check In Meditation (5 mins)

This meditation helps tap into the intelligence, wisdom and intuition of your three brains (the head, heart and gut) to make better decisions and stay more in touch with what really matters. Any time you’re at a decision point you can use this mini-meditation to respond (and not react) to what is arising with wisdom and intelligence, making more mindful choices leading to a fuller happier more authentic life.

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The ‘What, Why and How’ Guide to Mindful Living

Guide to mindfulness

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