GET A GGRiPP celebrates resources that support PEACE, deep breathing and meditation, including guided meditations and resources for leaning more about meditation or developing your meditation skills; let us be your one stop shop for resources, especially those by and for the Black community. In the spirit of common-unity, share your PEACE resources using the hashtag #getaggrippeace so We can all benefit.
GET A GGRiPP ON... Peace interview with expert psychiatrist AND spiritual healer, Dr. Melva Green... See more on Dr. Melva Green at drmelvagreen.com.Breathe2Relax (iPhone and Android)
A simple customizable app to guide you through deep breathing. Also provides instructional and informational videos and readings on deep breathing and the effects of stress. There is a simple results logger so that you can track your stress level and post-breathing level over time.
Meditation Experience (iPhone and Android)
The accompanying app to the Oprah and Deepak Meditation Experiences. When you purchase online Experiences, they are available in your Library in the app.
Other apps we're testing
Calm, Headspace, Prana Breath, Stop, Breathe & Think
*"Black Lives Matter" Meditations
A project by a Black female counseling psychologist who wanted to create something accessible to "assist in calming a heightened state of distress, affirming one’s value and humanity, and recentering with love for Black people."
How to Meditate
Great blog post on the Pan African Alliance page on meditation. Includes step by step guide and suggested tools.
Oprah and Deepak Meditation Experience
These FREE guided meditation experiences happen roughly once a quarter. They are a great way to get introduced to meditation. Do it in common-unity with family and friends!
*Free Your Mind, An African-American Guide to Meditation and Freedom
By author Cortez R. Rainey, one of the few education resources specifically targeted.
The Relaxation Response
The official book on the subject by the doctor that did the research and coined the phrase.
*Resources targeted specifically at Black people