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.
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 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.
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.
But you're never taught in schools - we don't teach anyone in public schools that government is the problem. We don't teach anyone in college that government is the problem - except maybe a handful of sort of unique, conservative schools. But mainstream media never talks as if government is the problem.
My deal is that I pay more attention to whatever job I have than the relationships I have. Now, if I had considered my job to be a wife and mother, then I would have been pretty good at it. But I didn't consider it a job. I thought it was like brushing your teeth - it's not fun, it's just something you do to keep your teeth from falling out.