Category Archives for "Mindfulness"

Ways to Reconnect with Nature

Connecting with nature feels lovely, perhaps a little magical at times. It’s restorative and allows you to step outside your busy life for a while and breathe. But there are already so many demands to juggle daily, within work and family issues, that getting some nature time often falls off the to-do list.

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Checklist: Techniques for Living in the Now

Technique matters, especially when you’re trying to find a method that works for you.

Pulling yourself into the present, can be difficult if your mind doesn’t want to “let go” of your current thoughts. 

Short of giving yourself an electric shock, you need to break that unproductive connection. Here are a few things you can try to help you bring your attention where it needs to be...in the moment.

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The Painful Past

After events take place in our lives, the mind analyses them and, for most of us, starts comparing 'what happened' with 'what should have happened', leading to feelings of guilt, remorse, anger and sadness.

The gap between what we want, and reality could be called 'The Abyss', and the bigger it is, the more unsatisfactory life seems to be.

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Mindfulness & Meditation For ADHD

Mindfulness for ADHD

One can argue mindfulness for ADHD is a bunch of hooey just as easily as they can deny ADHD even exists, but when Dr. Lidia Zylowska and her team blew the minds of disbelievers with a 2008 study, many doubters had to reassess their position. 

 Over recent years mindfulness has caused quite a stir in just about every life aspect, but mindfulness in ADHD deserves a special look.  Here’s why!

In Dr. Zylowska’s 2008 study “Mindfulness Meditation Training in Adults and Adolescents”, 78% of participants who practices mindfulness awareness reported a reduction in ADHD symptoms.  That is an incredible statistic!

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