A wealth of new research has linked an incredible amount of potential benefits which flow from the practice of mindfulness. Trials have shown that mindfulness can enhance your mental and physical wellbeing while reducing chronic pain. Daily practice involves both concentration and patience, but as you can see below, the results can be life changing.
In our lightning-fast instant gratification culture, it's easy to get distracted. Mindfulness teaches us to practice patience so it comes more naturally to us when we need it.
We tend to lose awareness of what our body is feeling when we get to easy or distracted. With mindful awareness, we can listen to our bodies and react in healthier, purposeful ways.
Mindfulness broadens compassion for ourselves and others by helping us suspend self-judgment and bring out attention back to the present moment
By learning how to be more choiceful about when to think about what, we can rewire our brains to reduce stress and anxiety.
It's tempting to get caught up in social media, interruptions, and unhelpful thoughts. Mindfulness helps us recognize distracting thoughts or impulses and let them pass without indulging them.