Print Posted by Claire Ng-Martin on 25/05/2017

Mindfulness: Staying Present

Mindfulness: Staying Present

Mindfulness has become the latest hot topic since it made it to the top of NHS recommendations for dealing with stress and anxiety. But what is mindfulness? People may think it requires the need to 'do' something, as frequently a lot of what we seek to accomplish in life requires the act of 'doing'. That's why we've become a society that is so disconnected from who we are as people. We've forgotten how to sit and be with ourselves. The frenzied rush of day-to-day life, which involves countless to-do lists, multitasking, taking care of 'real world' responsibilities such as children, bills, and going to work, as well as newer 'virtual world' responsibilities such as social media, has become the new 'normal' pace of life. If we do sit down for five minutes during the day, the TV or radio are likely to be on, or we're poring through mindless chatter on social media. Taking time to connect with ourselves ... [read the full article here].

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