Maybe you have noticed that if you are doing rather recognizable and repetitive tasks, like driving your car, or vacuuming, that you mind is frequently miles away thinking about something else? You may be fantasising about going on a vacation, worrying about some forthcoming event, or thinking about any number of other things. In either case you aren’t focusing on your present encounter, and you aren’t actually in touch with the ‘here and now.’ This manner of operating is often known as automatic pilot mode.
Forget Wearables — Here’s the First Real ‘Thinkable’MashableBut what you get for that money could pay for itself in therapy sessions and mindfulness classes. … No wonder so many of us fail to incorporate meditation into our daily routine, as much as we know we’d benefit. It’s much easier to fool ourselves ……Forget Wearables — Here’s the First Real ‘Thinkable’ – Mashable
Mindfulness basically entails the passive observation of internal and external stimuli without mental reaction. It’s most explicitly, but not only, laid out in Buddhist meditation texts.
A number of blog posts I didn’t have time to review and post up talking about mindfulness meditation benefits
- An excellent useful resource concerning meditation found on – www.meditationupnorth.co.uk
- The Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation • Explore Integrative Medicine
- Mindfulness Meditation: Boost Its Benefits by Establishing a Routine …
- 18 Science-Based Reasons to Try Loving-Kindness Meditation – Huffington Post