After twenty-seven years of working in the government and with multiple defense contractors, I can tell you how important it is for the workplace to operate as smoothly as possible.Here's a ton of information you can put to work in your workplace starting today.Can Mindfulness At Work Improve Your Career and Your life? Mindfulness increases your awareness of these destructive patterns within the business, helping you recognize them before they run rampant and completely disrupt the … [Read more...] about Can Mindfulness At Work Improve Your Career and Your life?
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As a meditation teacher, I can't help but study the amazing research and mindfulness studies being done around the world. I've pulled together some information on how science is exploring what may be the final frontier, our brain.What Has Mindfulness Studies and Brain Research Shown Us? MRI scans show that after an eight-week course in mindfulness, the brain's“fight or flight” center, the amygdala shrinks. The connections between the amygdala and the rest of the brain decrease, while the … [Read more...] about What Has Mindfulness Studies and Brain Research Shown Us?
I have discovered in my meditation studies, there are hundreds of meditation methods from cultures around the world. One challenge many have is how to become more mindful to experience this method through simple mindfulness techniques. I have some very simple and straight forward techniques you can use today.How can you be more mindful? Mindfulness as the practice of maintaining a nonjudgmental state of heightened or complete awareness of your conscious thoughts, emotions, and daily … [Read more...] about Simple Mindfulness Techniques: How Can You Be More Mindful?
I am always researching meditation with Google Alerts. One thing is clear, many people are beginning their mindful practice, to say the least, with great enthusiasm.So, I wanted to get you started on the right foot on learning how to start a mindful practice.How can you start a mindfulness practice for beginners?Practicing mindfulness involves breathing methods, guided imagery, to relax the body and mind and help reduce stress. Practice breathing awareness for at least ten minutes at … [Read more...] about How Can You Start A Mindfulness Practice For Beginners?
Early in my mindfulness meditation research, I learned a great deal from Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., (Video Below) who has studied mindfulness for more than 35 years, he says practicing mindfulness is actually a separate form of meditation.What Is The Goal Of Mindfulness Meditation Technique? There is more than one way to practice mindfulness, but the goal of any mindfulness technique is to achieve a state of alert, focused relaxation by deliberately paying attention to thoughts and sensations … [Read more...] about What Is The Goal Of Mindfulness Meditation Technique?