The Greater Good Science Center defines mindfulness as “maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment, through a gentle, nurturing lens.”
Research is showing how practicing mindfulness, even for just a few weeks, can have wide-ranging physical, psychological, and social benefits.
Use Mindfulness to Manage Anxiety and Depression
Mindfulness involves paying attention to the present moment without judging oneself. This could include being aware of your thoughts, feelings, and your experience of the world around you. Learning to focus only on the present moment helps to train your mind to see things clearly without worrying about the future or getting stuck in past regrets. Click here to learn more.
Mindful Approaches to Cope with Stress
Everyone copes with stress differently and stress may not manifest in the same way for everyone. It’s important to be gentle with yourself and approach each day with patience and empathy. Click here to learn some mindful approaches to dealing with stress.
The Power of Yoga and Meditation
Explore the transformative power of yoga and meditation in enhancing physical well-being and nurturing the mind-body connection. Click here to learn more about how these practices can help drive mindfulness in your daily life.