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What Is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is the essential human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or confused by what’s going on nearby us. Mindfulness means conserving a moment-by-moment awareness of our feelings, thoughts, bodily sensations, and the surrounding context, through a sensitive, nurturing lens. How do I […]

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Mindfulness is the essential human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or confused by what’s going on nearby us.
Mindfulness means conserving a moment-by-moment awareness of our feelings, thoughts, bodily sensations, and the surrounding context, through a sensitive, nurturing lens.

How do I practice mindfulness?

Mindfulness is open to us in every moment, whether through meditations and body scans, or mindful moment practices like taking time to pause and breathe when the phone rings instead of rushing to answer it.

Mindfulness helps us put some space between ourselves and our reactions, breaking down our conditioned responses. Here’s how to tune into mindfulness throughout the day.

Just download the app Headspace or Calm and start your journey to mindfulness today.

There are dozens of meditation apps to choose from in the mobile marketplace: https://launchberg.com/5-best-meditation-apps/

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