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Rice University

Mindfulness and Well-being: Foundations

Rice University via Coursera


This course provides a broad overview of the fundamental concepts, principles, and practices of mindfulness. With interactive exercises to help students explore their own attitudes, mental habits and behaviors, Foundations of Mindfulness offers a pathway for living with more freedom, authenticity and ease. Featured components of the course include experiential exercises, guided meditations, personal reflection and interactive discussions.


  • Welcome to the Course
  • Learning to Pay Attention
  • Understanding the Mind/Body Connection
  • Exploring Your Inner Landscape
  • The Nuts and Bolts of Establishing a Practice

Taught by

Dr. Elizabeth Slator


4.8 rating at Coursera based on 742 ratings

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