3 FACTS ABOUT MINDFULNESS
The psychological and other health benefits of meditation and mindfulness have been studied extensively now for many decades, and the science continues to grow. All around the world people are increasingly being drawn to the many benefits of meditation and mindfulness which include:
– Reduced stress and anxiety
– Reduced blood pressure
– Boosts the immune system
– Pain control
– Enhanced self-awareness
– Increased attention span
– Improved emotional health
– Improvements in sleep patterns
– Increased well-being and happiness
… and many more related benefits.
Doctors are prescribing meditation to their patients; many of the largest businesses in the world are improving employee and team performance through meditation; prisons and police departments are using meditation and mindfulness to help deal with stress and anxiety; K-12 schools are using meditation and mindfulness to reduce bullying & behavioral and improve student performance. This article summarizes some of the main facts about mindfulness and some of the research which has supported the many psychological and other health benefits.
“Mindfulness is the aware, balanced acceptance of the present experience. It isn’t more complicated than that. It is opening to or receiving the present moment, pleasant or unpleasant, just as it is, without either clinging to it or rejecting it.” ~Sylvia Boorstein
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