THE BENEFITS OF MINDFULNESS

Learning to be mindful will enhance your life in so many ways, we all want to live happier and less stressful lives, but we seem to spend so much of our lives rushing from one thing to the next…the next ‘quick fix’. As many as 1 in 5 people are suffering from high levels of stress, and this takes a toll on our bodies.

Chronic stress increases the risk of developing health problems including anxiety, depression, exhaustion, memory loss and a weakened immune system.

Mindfulness gives you the tools to help cope with stressful situations. New scientific research has shown that having a regular mindfulness practice produces many benefits for aiding your physical, mental and emotional health.

The well documented benefits of Mindfulness include:

  • Stress reduction
  • Reducing mind chatter
  • Less anxiety & depression
  • Strengthening the immune system
  • Normalising blood pressure
  • Improving concentration & memory
  • Increasing positive emotions & thoughts
  • Reducing negative thinking patterns
  • Helping with pain management
  • Improving sleep
  • More patience & acceptance
  • Helping us respond rather than ‘react’ to difficult situations
  • Living more in the moment
  • Developing a kindness to ourselves and others
  • Making better choices in how we live our lives

BenefitsChoosing another way:

Our ingrained ways of thinking are like a well-worn path that we use every day, out of habit.
Practicing mindfulness enables us to realize the wiser choices in our lives, to choose ‘another’ path…