Daily mindfulness meditation keeps the mind and body balanced. Mindfulness meditation helps us to be aware of our internal and external world – what we are seeing, hearing, feeling, our internal dialogue, thoughts and emotions. When we are aware, we are conscious; When we are conscious we can choose a different way of being.
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Mindfulness is awareness, cultivated by paying attention in a sustained particular way, on purpose, in the present moment and non-judgementally.
In his book “Mindfulness for Beginners” Jon Kabat-Zin says “Scientific research shows that mindfulness training seems to change both the structure and the functioning of the brain in interesting and important ways and what some of the implications of this might be for how we relate to our thoughts and our emotions; especially our most reactive ones” Most of our thoughts are mindless ; We are often focusing our thoughts in the past or live in the future – worrying – This triggers the stress response and affects how our brain works and suppresses creative thinking because the brain is in fright/flight/freeze mode. When we practice mindfulness we can be accepting and have no judgement – it stops us worrying which impedes our creativity and performance…….