Posted: 2nd January 2016
Mindfulness is in the news as research shows that it brings benefits in stress reduction, improvement of mood, health and wellbeing. Mindfulness is about being fully present in this moment. Life may then seem less complicated and we are more able to enjoy the beauty and wonders of life. Mindfulness techniques are an integral part of yoga practice. This is part of why you feel reinvigorated and calm after a yoga class.
How do you ‘develop mindfulness’ by Liz Hill?
One of the easiest ways is just to pay attention to your breathing, bringing your attention fully back to your breath again and again when your mind wanders. Even a minute a few times a day is helpful. One of these ideas may help you:
Remembering to be mindful can be the tricky part. Linking the practice to an existing regular habit such as after cleaning your teeth, whilst the kettle boils may help.
Good luck! If you’d like to practice in a yoga class please contact me 07973 943123
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