Would you like to achieve your true potential for becoming successful in everything you do, while simultaneously living a stress-free life?
What about slowing down time in science-backed ways to ensure that your life doesn't pass by too quickly?
Check out all the blog posts to gain motivation and tools to achieve all this, and more, through mindfulness, backed with science-based evidence.
"Mindfulness can be thought of as moment-to-moment, non-judgmental awareness, cultivated by paying attention in a specific way, that is, in the present moment, and as non-reactively, as non-judgmentally, and as openheartedly as possible."
JON KABAT ZINN
Meditation is one of the most common ways to practice mindfulness. It is scientifically proven to reduce stress and improve emotion processing in the brain. It also improves attention and alters cognitive processes, improving positive attitude towards life.
Gaining high popularity in the Western world, yoga helps us to slow down and have a particular focus during the practice. This gives us the opportunity to come out of our thoughts, which is proven to improve many areas in our brain.
Living our fast-paced lives and doing many things on autopilot, we sometimes forget to "check in" with our feelings. Mindfulness is scientifically proven to improve the overall mental health and even mild forms of depression and anxiety.
Our brain is wired to not waste time on things we already know how to do. This autopilot mode is sometimes on even during social interactions. Social psychology also suggests that we tend to be prejudgemental for similar reasons. Mindfulnes is one way to improve our social lives.
Being constantly exposed to high amounts of information, as well as living fast-paced city lives certainly add to our every day stress. This in long term may cause serious health problems, both physical and mental. Mindfulness is a proven way to deal with stress.
Having high varieties of food choices easily available to us, we sometimes neglect our nutrition. In the long term, this can lead to health problems, such as overweight or weakened immune system. Mindfulness and mindful eating are proven to improve our nutritional choices.