Watch this inspiring video about meditation! (VIDEO: “YOU ARE NOT YOUR THOUGHTS”) Jon Kabat-Zinn, creator of the research-backed stress-reduction program Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, explains how mindfulness lights up parts of our brains that aren’t normally activated when we’re mindlessly running on autopilot. — “Mindfulness is awareness that arises through paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgementally,” says Jon Kabat-Zinn. “And then I sometimes add, in the service of self-understanding and wisdom.”
Meditation Tips for your better living. :) A big shoutout to the website I used, https://www.mindful.org/meditation/mindfulness-getting-started/ Thanks so much!
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What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us. The goal of mindfulness is to wake up to the inner workings of our mental, emotional, and physical processes.
What is Meditation? Meditation is exploring. It’s a special place where each and every moment is momentous. Mindfulness meditation asks us to suspend judgment and unleash our natural curiosity about the workings of the mind, approaching our experience with warmth and kindness, to ourselves and others.