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10 Best Guided Meditations on YouTube

As you know, I have been going through a particularly difficult period in my life recently and at times I have felt depressed, anxious and physically/mentally exhausted. When I feel like this I know that the greatest thing I can do to support myself is to meditate either by using a mindful breathing technique or by listening to guided meditations.

I find that meditation gives me a break from any negativity I feel and it actually shifts my consciousness so that I can view life in a more positive way, which in turn eases my depression/anxiety/exhaustion; sometimes, it eradicates it completely.

I have collated 10 of my favourite guided meditations, all of which are free on YouTube. No matter what troubles you face in your life, or even if you simply seek some quiet relaxation time for yourself, there is a guided meditation that would be perfect for you.

Have a flick through the list and see which one you are drawn to.

1. Chakra Cleansing & Activating


Length: 22 minutes

What I love about it: I really felt as though I had cleansed the energy in my body and recharged all of the chakra energy points within me.

I finished this and felt: Complete/whole, empowered.

Perfect for those who:  Want a routine cleanse to revitalise for the day or recharge their energy when depleted.

2. To Ease Anxiety, Worry and Urgency


Length:  10 minutes

What I love about it: The music itself is so beautiful and the speaker’s voice is sweet, loving and angelic.

I finished this and felt: As if an angel had scooped me up into their arms and cuddled all my troubles away.

Perfect for those who: Feel overwhelmed or anxious.

3. The Five Minute Miracle


Length:  5 minutes

What I love about it:  It only takes 5 little minutes to remember to think positive, loving thoughts about ourselves and the world.

I finished this and felt:  Mindful – I remembered I was the power in my world and I could choose to make my day/life amazing.

Perfect for those who: Want a quick daily reminder to be mindful and to empower themselves to live a joyful, loving life.

4. Blissful Deep Relaxation


Length:  18 minutes

What I love about it: How deeply, deeply relaxing this is. You don’t need to be an expert meditator at all to effortlessly slip into a ultra tranquil state.

I finished this and felt: Deeply peaceful.

Perfect for those who: Are anxious, need a break or want a deep relaxation meditation.

5. For Self Esteem and Acceptance, Anxiety and Depression


Length:  21 minutes

What I love about it: How wonderful this makes you feel about yourself and about life. Her voice is exotic and transports you to a safe, beautiful place. 

I finished this and felt: Optimistic, loving towards myself and others.

Perfect for those who: Want to boost self esteem and feel optimistic.

6. In Transition – Endings and New Beginnings


Length:  60 minutes

What I love about it: This raises your vibration and opens your awareness up to the Universe’s greater plan for you.

I finished this and felt: As though my life is guided by a loving Universe and that everything is unfolding perfectly.

Perfect for those who: Need to trust and flow with the changes in their life.

7. Self love – Body Healing


Length:  53 minutes

What I love about it: Louise Hay has a special place in my heart and is a powerful catalyst for positive change. Her words are infinitely wise and never fail to touch my heart deeply.

I finished this and felt: Centred, healed, self-love.

Perfect for those who: Wish to change, to heal and to love themselves.

8. For Insomnia, Sleepless Nights


Length:  62 minutes

What I love about it: How calming this is when you can’t sleep and how much it supports you to drift back off.

I finished this and felt: Asleep!

Perfect for those who: Are suffering with insomnia or are afraid of not sleeping.

9. Healing the Body, Mind & Spirit


Length:  40 minutes

What I love about it: This really does profound healing on a cellular level and I believe we could all benefit from listening to this meditation as it is deeply relaxing and attracts abundance.

I finished this and felt: Deeply relaxed, healed.

Perfect for those who: Require healing, relaxation and positive affirmations.

10. Forgiveness, Releasing Guilt and Letting Go


Length: 13 minutes

What I love about it: I love this angelic voice and how beautifully this meditation helps us to let go of unwanted baggage.

I finished this and felt: Free and light, I forgave myself and made peace with my past.

Perfect for those who: Need to release guilt, forgive themselves and others, let go of the past.

Latest Additions (guided meditations created my me!)

11. Powerful Abundance Meditation – Manifest Your Dreams!


Length: 16 minutes

What I love about it: You realise the creative powerful you have within you! You visualise every aspect of the life you want and you create it.

I finished this and felt: As though I had done a very powerful meditation – excited, energised and incredibly happy.

Perfect for those who:  Want to manifest the life of their dreams.

12. Guided Meditation: Deep Relaxation & Bliss


Length: 14 minutes

What I love about it: This is a short meditation which will very quickly relax you and create a place of stillness within you.

I finished this and felt: Peaceful, calm, centred.

Perfect for those who:  Need quick stress-relief.

13. Letting Go Meditation – Freedom from all Limitations!


Length: 22 minutes

What I love about it: Letting go feels easy in this meditation.

I finished this and felt: Liberated, light.

Perfect for those who:  Wish to release limiting beliefs and trapped emotions.

Don’t wait to start meditating. No matter your experience, you can find a pair of earphones and give yourself a few minutes of treasured ‘you’ time that you so deserve. I promise you wont regret it!

With love,

Jess

50 thoughts on “10 Best Guided Meditations on YouTube

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  2. Danielle

    Thank you for putting these together, it has made finding specific meditations so much easier. You are awesome!

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    1. Jess Post author

      You are so welcome Danielle! I am just happy to share tools that will help people feel the JOY in their life! Do let me know if there is anything else you think might help you and I will put something together 😉

      With love
      Jess x

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      1. V

        Hi,

        When I was in grad school I had a professor who led the class in a guided imagery session. I believe you had to dive to the bottom of the ocean where you found A treasure chest to explore. So the meditation revolved around a written script where through the dive you learned a lot about yourself. Have you ever heard of something like this? Or have any advice on where I could start looking?

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        1. Jess Post author

          Hi Vjlura, this sounds like a fabulous guided meditation! I don’t know a meditation like this, but if/when you find it please will you send it to me? I’d love to try it! The best place to start looking is on youtube – there may well be something similar. Just use the ‘search’ function and see where you end up! With love, Jess

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  4. Catherine Graham

    Another amazing post! I just love how you provided some concrete feedback about each meditation…this is so descriptive and easy to understand. I can’t wait to try all of these!!! Thank you, my friend!!

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    1. Jess Post author

      You are making me blush! So happy that these posts are helping. Thank you for all your appreciation! Sending you love, Jess

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  5. Manipura Chakra

    Chakras are the subtle energy centers in a human body that emit and absorb universal energies. Chakra balancing is the single most important factor in Yoga that affects the physical, mental, emotional and psychological well-being of a person.

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  6. Kristen

    I love all of these,i also love paul santisi and vortex success both on you tube if anyon wants to try them love and healing to all xo

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    1. Jess Post author

      Thanks so much Kristin! Very grateful that you have also suggested some new meditations on YouTube. Cant wait to try them! Thank you 🙂 Love to you too, Jess x

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  7. Julie

    Thank you so much for sharing these! I have been depressed for months now and have done the depression meditation for 2 days straight and WOW! It has helped me so much! Tonight I did the Chakra cleansing and I feel great! I can’t express how much I appreciate the work you put into making this! Thank you!

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    1. Jess Post author

      Julie, this means so much to me. My dream is to support, inspire and love others and I’m making it come true! Keep meditating 🙂 I send you blessings and love – soon your depression will gone! Jess xxx

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  8. Patty Krishnan

    Hi Jess

    I wanted to share that my life journey has brought me finally to the correct places and when your true self aligns to the higher consciousness, miraculous things start to happen.

    I have been practicing yoga and meditation and your free list is very useful and helpful. In addition, practicing compassion, mindfulness and gratitude provides immense joy and happiness and eventually teaches you to become more resilient to face the various challenges in life. Strangely, we humans have everything right here with us to help us through our stresses and yet we choose to ignore it.

    Kudos to you to start and share this website which is very inspiring and motivating. My infinite love to you to continue this good work.

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    1. Jess Post author

      Thank you so much Patty. I am so grateful for your love and beautiful message. It sounds as though you are really in a ‘flow’ state and that you are open and receiving all your deserved good – go girl!! Keep shining. With love, Jess

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  14. Lori-Ann

    Jess, I just have to say that I ABSOLUTELY LOVE your Powerful Abundance Meditation. I think it is one of my favourites of all time and while I haven’t been a long-time meditation practitioner, I have listened to several various ones and most of the ones you have listed above. I also wasn’t expecting this reaction. Sure, I thought I would give it a try and figured I would probably enjoy it, but it blew me away.

    Your voice is soothing and angelic in its own right and I do believe it is one of the few times that did not find my mind drifting away to something else. Congratulations! Thank you for creating and sharing it!!

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    1. Jess Post author

      Wow Lori-Ann! This has to be the best compliment I have ever received! Your experience of my meditation has filled me completely with joy and makes me know that I am totally meant to be creating these meditations for the world. Thank you, thank you. You are beautiful and I love you! May I continue creating more for you. With love, Jess xxx

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  15. Renata

    These are wonderful! Exactly what I needed right now. Thank you so much for sharing them. Sending you lots of white light, prayers and abundance in return 🙂

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    1. Jess Post author

      You are so very welcome Renata. I gratefully receive all the beautiful wishes you have sent me 🙂 I too send you love and so much abundance! xxx

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  17. Yvonne

    Thank you for this compilation. All sound very good and I’m looking forward to listening to most, including yours.
    Many continued blessings and contrinue to create the life you love for yourself Jess

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  18. Karolina

    Thank you for sharing your favorite guided meditations. I like to practice with different teachers and guidance. My students love guided meditation and relaxation. Some of them come to the class for this very reason – to finish in a mindful shavasana. I recently started recording some guided meditation and relaxation, too. Take a look if you have time 🙂
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v01ExAiePGM

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    1. Jess Post author

      Wow this is beautiful Karolina! I truly love this. There’s something about your voice that really relaxes me. Keep up this superb work! With love, Jess

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  19. Leeanne

    Thankyou so much for this. I have suffered depression and anxiety for a long time. Everything about me was so negative. It has been a week since I started on this journey of guided meditation. OMG i can’t believe the difference i see and feel about myself. I go to bed each night with a set of headphones and listen to one. I go to sleep relaxed, more often than not am asleep before it has finished, but I wake feeling so vibrant and excited. This sure has been a life saver for me. Once again thankyou for the compilation

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    1. Jess Post author

      Wow what incredible news Leeanne! I am so proud of you – what an absolute star you are girl! Keep on feeding yourself that positivity and glowing. Sending you so much love and light x

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  21. Jim G

    I absolutely love your guided meditation… I am starting a business and feel that I am constantly getting beaten down by rejection, untrustworthy/bad people, lack of progress, and more. Most days I can power through but there are times when it feels like nothing will work, ever. The last few days have been low. Your mediation helped to recenter my focus, disintegrate the negative thoughts and emotions, and left me ready to continue pushing forward. Your video went straight to my favorites list and I will be sitting through this meditation many more times in the future. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

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    1. Jess Post author

      You are so so welcome Jim! May you continue to believe in yourself and shine. With so much love and positivity to you xx

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  22. Jeannine Haffner

    Thanks so much! Great blog post! I found it helpful on several levels…first off, the meditations you shared are ‘On Point!’ and secondly, I got some good ideas from the post and the writing itself. I am a brand new travel blogger and so I am looking for ideas and checking out formats and techniques. Thanks again for the inspiration and have a wonderful day!

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    1. Jess Post author

      You are so welcome Jeannine! Good luck with your travel blog – soooooo exciting, love it!!!

      Sending you lots of love and luck 😉

      Jess

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