Mindfulness

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Mindfulness

Mindfulness is the intentional act of being in the present moment (Jon Kabat-Zinn, 1994), without judgment or reactivity (Baer, 2019).

Research suggests the benefits of mindfulness include:

  • Reduced rumination
  • Effective stress management
  • Improved working memory
  • Enhanced focus
  • Regulation of emotions
  • Increased cognitive flexibility
  • Relationship satisfaction

Join us in furthering our mindfulness by trying the following:

Focused Attention Exercise – Attention of the Breath

https://www.wildmountaincounselling.ca/focused-attention-exercise-attention-of-breath/

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