Mindfulness is the practice of purposely focusing your attention on the present moment, and to accept it without judgement. Mindfulness has been found to be a key element in stress reduction and overall happiness, it helps to shift your thoughts away from your usual preoccupations toward an appreciation of the moment and a larger perspective on life.
Mindfulness practices can help us to increase our ability to regulate emotions, decrease stress, anxiety and depression. It can also help us to focus our attention, as well as to observe our thoughts and feelings without judgment.
Mindfulness meditation requires you to:
Mindfulness meditation builds upon concentration practices.
Above all, mindfulness practice involves accepting whatever arises in your awareness at each moment without judgment. It involves being kind and forgiving toward yourself.
By practicing accepting your experience during meditation, it becomes easier to accept whatever comes your way during the rest of your day.
go with the flow.
stay with it.