Mindfulness is about being fully present in the moment. It seems simple, but takes a bit of practice. Research has shown that mindfulness can relieve stress, improve memory and help people control their emotions. Furthermore, mindfulness can boost physical health. One area to apply mindfulness is, when eating, to pay close attention to your food. Some of the best mindfulness exercises to begin with include the body scan and mindful seeing. More generally, when you engage in any activity or task, do so with full awareness. There are a number of useful books about mindfulness by authors such as Jon Kabat-Zinn and Thich Nhat Hanh.
- Studies shows that meditation can alleviate stress, improve memory, and strengthen relationships.
- Two popular mindfulness exercises include body scan meditation and mindful seeing.
- There are plenty of good books on mindfulness by authors such as Jon Kabat-Zinn and Thich Nhat Hanh.
“In addition, mindfulness increases connections between the prefrontal cortex and amygdala, which is beneficial because it will make you less reactive to stressors in your life and it will enable you to recover better from stress if you can’t avoid it.”
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