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7 Mindfulness Meditation Exercises That Won’t Take Much of Your Time

By |2019-11-21T22:23:30+03:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

The world keeps spinning, and it's a struggle to keep up with the constant rush. Mindfulness meditation exercises prevent us from losing our focus. What is mindfulness meditation, and what exercises can we do to keep ourselves centred? We answer these questions in this article. What is mindfulness meditation? Mindfulness refers to being fully engaged with whatever it is we are doing. It also means being free from judgement or distractions. Being mindful means being aware of our emotions without being overwhelmed by them. Therefore,

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Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: a Powerful Tool for Mental Health

By |2019-10-22T19:56:58+03:00October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) is an approach to psychotherapy that uses cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) methods in collaboration with mindfulness meditative practices and similar psychological strategies. It was originally created to be a relapse-prevention treatment for individuals with major depressive disorder (MDD). Focus on MDD and cognitive processes distinguish MBCT from other mindfulness-based therapies. Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), for example, is a more generalized program that also utilizes the practice of mindfulness. MBSR is a group-intervention program, like MBCT, which uses mindfulness to help improve

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10 Steps to a Positive Self-Image You Should Follow (and Why You Need to)

By |2019-10-12T20:07:45+03:00October 12th, 2019|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you want to set yourself up for success, a positive self-image is step number one. What is self-image? Self-image is the ideas and beliefs you have about your appearance, personality, and abilities. This belief can shape the way we approach tasks and the level of risk we can take. Positive self-image helps us to navigate more uncertain situations and achieve more favorable outcomes. Those with negative self-image may not even take these risks in the first place. This is why it is so important

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Mind-Body Connection and 4 Mental Disorders That Clearly Demonstrate It

By |2019-09-02T15:17:17+03:00September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , |

Fortunately, gone are the days when the mind-body connection was considered some sort of spiritual mumbo-jumbo. More and more people, including scientists and health professionals, are starting to recognize the powerful effects of this connection on our wellbeing. There are countless peer-reviewed studies that demonstrate these effects in various ways, but today we will focus on mental disorders. You may be surprised to know that some mental issues cause real physical symptoms and tangible changes in the patient’s body. Here are four mental disorders that

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7 Mindfulness Activities That Induce Meditative States But Don’t Involve Meditation

By |2019-05-12T21:47:07+03:00May 11th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Meditation can be a great thing. It can bring a lot of clarity and focus to your life but might not be something you can devote the time to. Luckily there are mindfulness activities that can help bring the same effects. Meditation has a lot of benefits as it can help lower stress, combat depression, control anxiety, and promote emotional health among many other things. But as mentioned, the prospect of sitting down and staying quiet can seem daunting for some people. Luckily there are

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How to Use Mindfulness for Anxiety with These 6 Effective Techniques

By |2019-07-21T22:32:51+03:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

Anxiety is one of the hardest conditions to treat or understand. Mindfulness for anxiety, however, is the best solution. Approaching anxiety with mindfulness is simple and quite effective. This is because mindfulness for anxiety means facing the issue with the idea of being aware of your surroundings only at the present time. Being here, now, is key to staying grounded in your thoughts. Now, mind you, mindfulness is not a magic pill. You do have to work hard to retain this way of thinking. You

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How to Live a Healthy Lifestyle with These 6 Simple Everyday Practices

By |2019-07-03T15:04:16+03:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , |

As we all know only too well by now, living a healthy lifestyle is key to a life with minimal stress and maximum happiness. So how to live a healthy lifestyle and how to achieve a balance in your life? For some top tips about changes you can make to your daily routine and how you can get a better work-life balance in your life, read on and make this your best year yet. Even small steps can have big effects Anyone who has ever

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What Is Mindful Parenting and How It Can Help Your Children Thrive?

By |2019-08-12T00:35:53+03:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

A holistically developed child is one who has the constant attention of his or her parents. Therefore, mindful parenting is essential. It involves cultivating openness, wisdom, and attentiveness. Your child won't be well-rounded unless you practice it well. We explain mindful parenting, and how practicing it will help your young one thrive. What is Mindful Parenting? All parents wish for their children to be healthy, happy, and succeed in life. Achieving these goals, however, is a humongous task. You may wonder how to help your

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