Mindfulness is a basic human quality, a way of learning to pay attention to whatever is happening in your life that allows you to consciously have a greater connection to your life inwardly and outwardly. Mindfulness is a practice, a systematic method that helps to cultivate clarity, insight and understanding of one's body and mind.
Benefits of a Mindfulness Program
- Improvement in Stress in school, work, family, relationships, performance, illness & pain.
- Improvement in Psychological distress including anxiety, depression, PTSD, fatigue and sleep disturbances.
- Improvement in Medical Conditions such as chronic pain, headaches, high blood pressure, asthma, hypertension and other health problems.
Mindfulness involves consciously bringing awareness to the here and now and doing so with an openness, rather than in a ‘focusing’ way. Mindfulness training has emerged as a powerful, evidence-based tool for dealing with psychological health problems. It has been clinically proven to aid in the treatment of a wide range of clinical disorders including chronic pain, anxiety disorders, depression, post traumatic stress disorder, obsession compulsive disorder, substance abuse and even borderline personalities.