Mindfulness meditation helps improve focus at work, reduces stress and increases concentration new study finds. Who would’ve guessed? Reported in USA Today by Darren Calabrese . “All sorts of gizmos and gadgets can help you be more productive at work, and theories abound on how you should structure your days to get more done. But […]
Mindfulness means awareness
Mindfulness is “paying attention in a particular way; On purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgementally.” – Jon Kabat Zinn (Professor of Medicine Emeritus Stress Reduction Clinic and the Centre for Mindfulness in Medicine).
Instead of being caught up in worrying about the past or the future, mindfulness enables you to have a greater focus on the here and now. Mindfulness practices increase our awareness of our moment to moment experience. We learn to pay attention to our thoughts, feelings, physical sensations, emotional state as well as our environment.
Mindfulness is becoming mainstream and popular
Because of it’s effectiveness, scientific credibility and simplicity mindfulness is becoming more and more popular as a practice. This is both in the personal world and in the business world.
Who uses mindfulness?
Everyday people who are…
• wanting to de-stress
• wanting to increase their self awareness
• wanting to sleep better
• wanting to feel better
• wanting to relieve symptoms of depression
• wanting to know themselves better and more deeply