Mindfulness reduces stress and increases your ability to handle challenges. Here are the top 5 reasons why mindfulness is essential to your business.
Whether we admit it or not, we all worry. You might worry about the big things, like relationships, your job or your direction in life. Or it may be small niggling things like your to-do list and stewing over a comment you wish you hadn’t made.
What do you do when your seven year old consistently complains that he can’t get to sleep because there’s too much ‘stuff’ in his head?
Pain. We all know it, have it, and hate it. When your back aches constantly, or a relationship is going badly or ends, or you are suffering from chronic stress, anxiety or depression about work, it’s hard to focus on anything else.
Do you often find yourself totally caught up in negative thoughts without realising, almost as though you’ve been taken for a ride? Here’s a simple way to recognise what’s happening and learn how mindfulness helps you get off the negativity freeway.
This past weekend I attended the MINDD International Forum, a yearly 3-day integrative health forum for doctors, practitioners and lay people (like me) who are interested in taking a more holistic approach to their clients’ or family’s health.
On arriving at my first ten day silent vispassana meditation retreat at the age of 25, I thought I’d just slot right in. I was wrong. I spent the first day gathering cushions to place under my knees in various positions, trying to get comfortable.
Feelings can be a gateway to either heaven or hell. Mindfulness offers us the freedom to choose which of these paths we take.