BENEFITS OF MINDFULNESS…
Increased sense of well-being
Improved mental cognition
Expansion of "flow"
Reduced implicit bias
- Enhanced immune system
- Decreased rumination
- Healthier relationships
MUCH, MUCH MORE!
Understanding Mindfulness Meditation
Mindfulness is the awareness that arises from paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally, and with acceptance. It results in the appropriate response. (1)
Meditation is a deliberate and sustained mental focus.
Mindfulness Meditation is the practice of maintaining a deliberate and sustained focus on the present moment, with all that arises, with acceptance and non-judgement.
(1) Jon Kabat-Zin and Jack Kornfield combined.