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Like many of us, we have heard about mindfulness. I knew that it implied paying attention, opening our awareness to what is happening now, in the present moment, and accepting it without judging or trying to control it.
Mindfulness is unquestionably linked to breathing, yet we all know how to breathe because it is a natural phenomenon, and you would think it doesn't need the practice anyway?
You might have noticed that the word ‘mindfulness’ is quite ‘in’ at the moment; very trendy.
Courses on the topic have increased dramatically, articles have been published, and workshops offered.
Life with kids is hectic, to say the least. If you’re lucky enough to get one down for a nap, the others will inevitably require your immediate undivided attention, the third snack for the day or your taxi skills to get to another activity. Busy mums are on the move!
This article is part of the open university learning course which was published in 2015, giving an overview of the mindfulness concept to the reader. Mindfulness is about focusing on the present moment, whilst at the same time accepting your feelings, thoughts, and body’s sensations.