Have you ever discovered that if you are doing fairly familiar and repetitive tasks, like driving your car, or vacuuming, that you mind is often miles away thinking about something else? You might be fantasising about going on a holiday, worrying about some coming occasion, or thinking about numerous other things. In either case you aren’t focusing on your own current encounter, and you aren’t really in touch with the ‘here and now.’ This way of functioning is frequently called automatic pilot mode.
New research suggests being aware of and paying attention to what you are thinking and feeling in the moment is associated with better health. While the practice of mindfulness has received considerable attention for relieving stress and depression, the new study discovers physical …Mindfulness Tied to Better Physical Health
Mindfulness essentially entails the passive observation of internal and external stimuli without mental response. It is most explicitly, but not entirely, laid out in Buddhist meditation texts.
Quite a few blog posts I didn’t have time to review and post up talking about practice mindfulness
- Trying to Practice Mindfulness on the Expat Roller Coaster | The …
- mindfulkids | resources for sharing mindfulness … – WordPress.com
- Mindfulness – what can it do for you? www.meditationupnorth.co.uk
- To practice mindfulness, start by counting your breaths – University of Wisconsin-Madison