Mindfulness is "being in the Present moment with openness, curiosity, and the willingness to be with what is." -Fully Present
Mindfulness is "paying attention in a particular way, on purpose, in the present moment & non-judgmentally." -Jon Kabat-Zinn
There are many forms of Mindfulness practice: Seated Meditation, Mindful Walking, Mindful Speech, Mindful Eating. Yoga is also a form of Moving Meditation.
These practices cultivate love, compassion, joy, peace, kindness, deep understanding, connection, community, healing & clarity.
Mindful Awareness has been shown to improve the quality of your life, relationships, & overall Well-being.
Science is showing so many benefits linked to practicing Mindfulness meditation.
Physical, Mental, Emotional benefits.
-It can improve your overall Health.
-Boosts your Immune System.
-Decreases Stress & Anxiety.
-Increases Positive Emotions & improves your ability to regulate emotions.
-Decreases depression & pain.
-Decreases Inflammation at the cellular level.
-Improves memory & your ability to be creative.
-Increases focus & attention.
-Increases social connection.
-Makes you compassionate & reduces feelings of loneliness.
-Helps with clarity & discernment.
-It can change the structure of our brains; increases cortical thickness in the hippocampus which governs Learning, memory & paying attention.