"Mindfulness is awareness that arises through paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgementally."
The resources below serve to provide a greater understanding of mindfulness and how to practice it.
Mindfulness helps us remain in the present moment, not thinking on the past or future. It allows us to become aware of our thoughts and feelings in each moment without judgement. Mindfulness often emphasizes our observance of sensory stimuli.
Practicing mindfulness has many health benefits and can improve overall well-being. It can help you manage stress, regulate emotions, maintain relationships, and practice healthy eating. There are many different ways to practice mindfulness.
Here are a few simple exercises to begin your journey of practicing mindfulness:
Meditation promotes mindfulness by increasing awareness and attention to the present moment. Practicing meditation helps you have a clear and calm mental state. Mediation helps you better care for yourself and your well being in many ways.
Meditation isn't always easy at first, it takes practice! You can visit the web pages linked below for guided meditations.
You can also practice mindfulness through various activities including yoga! Through yoga, breathing and relaxation exercises help shift our minds from our external surroundings to focusing on our present internal state.
Just Breath for Kids offers resources that promote connection to oneself by practicing yoga. You can find videos to practice mindfulness through yoga at home by visiting the web page below: