A Day of Mindfulness

From mental health and mindfulness blog. Some tips on how to practice mindfulness in your daily life

Mental Health & Mindfulness

Research has linked mindfulness meditation with reduced anxiety, an increase in positive emotions, and—with enough practice—permanent structural changes in the brain that sustain these benefits.

According to the Meditation Master Thich Nhat Hanh, Mindfulness practice should be enjoyable, not work or effort.To breathe in, you just breathe in. Allow your breath to take place. Become aware of it and enjoy it. Effortlessness. Enjoyment. The same thing is true with walking mindfully. Every step you take should be enjoyable. Every step should help you touch the wonders of life, in yourself and around you.

The Meditation master recommends setting aside a day of the week, any day that accords with your situation and forget the work you do during other days. Do not organize any meetings or have friends over. But just try to perform simple activities such as house cleaning, cooking or laundry. Once the house is neat and clean…

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