Embracing life and loss with compassionate awareness

Sue offers retreats and courses integrating Buddhist meditation and psychotherapy, drawing on the wisdom of Buddhist psychology. Through a combination of meditation (including mindfulness and metta), qigong and psychological inquiry, these powerful and healing practices and teachings deepen our awareness of the present moment and develop a more compassionate relationship to ourselves and others.

Meditation Courses and Retreats

Online & Residential
Meditation Retreats

Daylong and weekend retreats are now in-person while half-day retreats are online via Zoom and provide a taste of Sue's nurturing and containing silent retreat experience. The half-day and daylong retreats include guided meditations, qigong, teachings and reflections inspired by the wisdom of Buddhist psychology, and listening and talking meditations.

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Open the Heart and Still the Mind
Meditation Courses

"Open the Heart and Still the Mind" courses offer a weekly, silent retreat experience of the integration of Buddhist psychology and meditation.

They follow Sue's silent retreat format and are suitable for beginners, as well as experienced practitioners.

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Guided Meditations

Adult Meditations

Listen to Sue's guided meditations, including those from March 2020 which accompany The Open the Heart and Still the Mind Meditation Deck, available for purchase in our online shop. You can also sign up to receive Sue's daily meditations.

Children's Meditations

Listen to Sue's Children's Bedtime Meditations, as well as the guided Mindfulness Meditations for Children which accompany The Children's Mindfulness Meditation Deck, available for purchase in our online shop.

Inner Child Meditations

Listen to Sue's guided Inner Child Meditations for adults and older teens that are being created to accompany The Children's Mindfulness Meditation Deck, available for purchase in our online shop.

Shop or Donate

Visit our shop to purchase meditation decks, mindfulness greeting cards, canvas prints and meditation benches

The Children's Mindfulness Meditation Deck

30 illustrated mindfulness animal cards for kids, teens and your inner child


Add an Adult deck and pay R900 for both with free shipping

The Open the Heart and Still the Mind Meditation Deck for Adults

62 mindfulness cards inspired by Buddhist teachings and psychological wisdom


Currently out of stock. Available for pre-order for June.

Add a Children's deck and pay R900 for both with free shipping

Blank Stillmind Journals

Blank notebooks with covers featuring words and images from The Children’s Deck

(or R900 for any 6 of the 13 designs - with free delivery)

Mindfulness Greeting Cards

Greeting cards with messages from ancient wisdom

(or R360 for the full set of 9)

Mindfulness Canvas Prints

Ready-to-hang stretched canvas prints in beautifully vibrant colours

R150.00 - R350.00

Meditation Benches

Hand-made engraved hardwood benches in three sizes


Stillmind Retreats Meditations


To make a donation for the guided meditations, please see our bank details below:

Account Name: Stillmind Retreats
Cheque Account: 62506345637
Bank: First National Bank, Rondebosch
Branch Code: 201509

Ref: Name and Surname & "Dana"

Please email proof of payment to admin@stillmindretreats.com