What comes to your mind when you hear the word mindfulness?
Let me guess …. A mind full of thoughts and knowledge or maybe blank!!! Is it??
No, my dearies, it’s about being in the moment, being aware of your thoughts, feelings, and sensations. Many of us are going through tough times right now because of COVID-19. Many of us will be scared about the future, worried about food, job and money. Many of us will be in stress or panic of losing a job or business or money. True???
Mindfulness is about living in the moment. Our thoughts or our mind to live in present rather than rehashing the past or imagining the future. The outcome is not being present in our own lives.
The aftereffects of this ‘inattention’ can be damaging by ignoring important information and message about our life, our relationships, and even our own mental health. Meditation is the key to live in the present.
- Allow your mind to wander – Close your eyes and notice your breaths or for a few minutes. During that time be kind and patience with yourself. Let your mind think a lot of things but return and be aware to the breath sensation.
- Don’t be harsh to yourself – Don’t push yourself for things to happen or achieve a state of mind, simply relax and pay as much attention as you to be in the moment. This is like a habit once do anything continuously after a phase of time you will see your new controlled self.
- Discovers our own blind spot-You start getting aware of your internal world by understanding your weakness and understand your thinking pattern and feelings. This helps to be start getting aware of your thought process.
What mindfulness does to you, if we practice Mediation by just sparing 10 minutes of your day you will be able to get the below things. Research has proven the simple techniques can help people to fight this global crisis.
- A Stress free life
- Balance your emotions
- Build strong resilience.
- Reduce depression.
- Improve your concentration.
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