Mindfulness is a type of present moment awareness — it’s a state of focused, open attention.
When you’re mindful you observe your thoughts and feelings objectively, without judging them as good or bad. Mindfulness is awareness in action, awakening to your here-and-now experience. Mindfulness practice is a very useful tool in understanding and managing emotional and psychological difficulties.
Mind-body practice — sometimes known as mind-body-spirit or holistic experience — is also very useful in finding peace and serenity in a stressful life. Mindfulness practice is an important tool in most mind-body, holistic approaches to emotional and psychological healing.
Mindfulness and mind-body practices are especially useful for:
There are lifelong benefits from regular mindfulness and mind-body practice.
The results from medical research have been significant. What practicing Buddhists have known for centuries has been tested repeatedly in recent years and the findings are strikingly positive. People who meditate or practice other holistic mind-body methods on a regular basis live longer, are far less anxious and depressed and have fewer medical problems. There are specialists at the Relationship Center of South Florida who are trained and experienced in a variety of mindfulness and mind-body practices, including:
Contact the specialists at our Center to learn more about the benefits of mindfulness and mind-body practices.