Meditation and mindfulness

Mindfulness is described as”a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique.”

There are many different ways to meditate and it compliments the benefits of mindfulness. I tend to meditate on the train on my way into work. My other half meditates whilst doing housework. Standing or sitting still isn’t the only way to meditate.

Read more about meditation and mindfulness on the NHS website. The New York Times has published some handy guides on How to Meditate.

mindful-meditation-wolf-head_bw_fa-1-page-001The message I would like people to embrace is meditation is about relaxing the mind.

It can be done either  in silence or listening to music (or listening to a guided meditation). Alone or in company.

There is no one way to do it and we can find ways of creating a space in our frequently hectic lives.

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