Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations.
Why might I practice being mindful?
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.
How can I be mindful?
1. Practice mindfulness during routine activities.
2. Let your mind wander.
3. Practice mindfulness while you wait.