Mindfulness – Part 2 – Meditation

Welcome to the second part of Mindfulness where we will look at meditation. In part one we looked at slowing things down and the importance of checking in with our mind to allow us to regulate our mood. In this part we will be looking at how we meditate and its purpose. Some people think that meditation is about emptying your mind of everything. This is … Continue reading

Mindfulness Part One

You may have heard the word mindfulness bandied about and wondered what it means. Mindfulness is not about walking around in a Zen like state, it is about paying attention, in a particular way, on purpose at any given moment. Studies have shown that mindfulness is effective in reducing the odds of having major depressive episodes. It also helps reduce anxiety, chronic pain and assists in … Continue reading