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Music and Meditation Recommendations


Meditation and Prayer

You can find peaceful, meditative music online that will facilitate a meditative state. Calming music can help with meditation and enable deeper prayer.


Below is a list of music and meditations recommended by staff and residents, and which we have found to be very helpful for meditation and prayer. You can use this list as a guide to search for and download tracks.


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Anxiety Strategies

Depression Strategies


La Femme D’Argent


  Pastorale in F Major J. S. Bach
  Cello Suite No. 1: Prelude and Gigue J. S. Bach
  Nice Feeling Pierre Bensusan
  Firesuite Doves
  Lullaby (Goodnight My Angel) King Singers
  The Discovery of Inner Space Eckhart Tolle
  Now You Can Enjoy and Honor the Things of This World Eckhart Tolle
  Sleep Eric Whitacre

Breathing Meditations

  Reset Breath Gay Hendriks
  Breathing Lori Lite

Mindfulness of Breath Meditation

Lisa Dale Miller
  Breath Exercise Rebecca Nagy
  Breath Instruction with Music Jj Semple

Anxiety Meditations

  Presence with Everyday Fears Tara Brach
  A Trip to the Beach & Steven Halpern Emmett Miller M.D.
  Tension Relaxation & Steven Halpern Emmett Miller M.D.
  Transform Anxiety Belleruth Naparstek

Healing Trauma (PTSD)

Belleruth Naparstek



Guided Imagery




Belleruth Naparstek






Stress Reduction

Belleruth Naparstek


General Anxiety


Walking Meditation