I am a great believer in Mindfulness and have been practising it regularly. It is a simple and powerful practice which teaches you to pay attention to the present moment, using techniques to allow you to take control of your mind, rather than it taking control of you. Mindfulness therapy will help you become more aware of your thoughts and feelings and instead of being overwhelmed by them, you are better able to manage them.
It’s known that the way we think and the way we handle how we feel plays a big part in mental and physical health. Over the last 30 years, academic research in the fields of neuroscience, psychology and physical medicine have documented the wide-ranging benefits of learning to meditate. Engaging in mindfulness therapy can give you insight into your emotions, boost your attention and concentration and improve relationships. Mindfulness is a potentially life-changing way to alter our feelings in positive ways, and an ever-expanding body of evidence shows that it really works.
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