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How Mindfulness Helps Manage Symptoms of Chronic Illness

Since the late 1970s, there have been over 1,000 publications reporting the effectiveness of mindfulness in managing symptoms of chronic illnesses, including conditions like heart disease, stroke and arthritis. Mindfulness training is a type of meditation that involves breathing methods, guided imagery, and other practices. The goal of any mindfulness technique is to achieve a state of alert, focused awareness by deliberately paying attention to thoughts and sensations without judgment. This allows the mind to refocus on the present moment and can give one the enhanced ability to deal with illness. It may sound like a simple at first but [...]

By |2019-10-11T20:26:25+00:00October 14th, 2019|Mindfulness|0 Comments

Mindfulness: Reduce Stress & Chronic Pain

Retrain Your Brain for Better Physical and Mental Health How many of us have gotten to our destination after driving in our cars, only to ask ourselves, how did we get here? Or, have had encounters with coworkers, friends or family members only to ask ourselves what did we talk about? Our lives have turned into an endless assembly line, breakfast, work, gym, supper, work, bed… wake up and repeat. We are often so out of touch with what is happening in our daily lives, that often days, weeks or even months go by unnoticed. It often takes a [...]

By |2019-01-16T19:31:42+00:00March 3rd, 2017|Mindfulness|0 Comments