Mindfulness is a state of being entirely in touch with the present moment. It means being conscious, from moment to moment, of your thoughts, feelings, physical sensations and the environment around us. It includes discovering small things that you might not have noticed before. The goal is not so much about relaxing, but more on finding things in a calm way. Two aware techniques that can be done anywhere are focussed respiration and body scan.
Huffington PostTaking Care of Our Mind: Interview With Dan HarrisHuffington PostMeditation, which is something I always reflexively rejected and thought was only for weirdos and gurus, turns out to have an enormous amount of science that strongly suggest it has a wide range of health benefits, everything from lower release of ……Taking Care of Our Mind: Interview With Dan Harris – Huffington Post
A less formal way of mindfulness can also help you to remain in the present and fully participate in your life. It’s possible for you to choose any job or moment to practice intimate mindfulness, whether you are eating, showering, walking, touching a partner, or playing with a child or grandchild.
The following is some other cool stuff about mindfulness meditation stress
- Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation
- Mindful Sleep | Psychology Today
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- Researchers Explore Meditation’s Capacity to Treat and Reduce Migraines – Big Think