Mindfulness and Stress
Mindfulness has become quite the buzzword for relieving stress and anxiety, and for good reason. It is a natural, holistic, simple (not always easy!) way for us to learn to relate to ourselves and others in a way that often brings a sense of calm and wellbeing. It doesn't mean we have to sit on a cushion, with out arms outstretched, saying om to the universe.
If you are interested in learning to practice mindfulness, develop skills in mindful living, reduce stress, and think about your life in ways that are healthy and nurturing, rather than exhausting and depleting, email or call/text me for a free 15 minute phone consultation at 678.827.2111.
What is mindfulness?
Mindfulness is the process of paying attention, in a particular way; On purpose, in the present moment; and non-judgmentally.
What are mindful attitudes?
Mindful attitudes are ways we approach and treat ourselves, situations, and others. They include: acceptance, curiosity, openness, kindness, compassion, gratitude, patience, and trust.
What are the benefits of mindfulness?
Mindfulness has been shown to have physical, cognitive, emotional, and relationship benefits such as more relaxed muscles, improvements in immune function, pain, sleep, memory, and focus. It can protect against depression, lower anxiety and anger, and bring present moment awareness and kindness to interactions often resulting in the ability to be more responsive rather than reactive in our daily lives.