When you notice the mind is not present
BENEFITS of PRACTICING
Mindfulness practice does not mean living your life in slow motion. To be mindful, is to be present; to give our attention to the present moment. When we do this, really do this, we instantly reduce stress we may be holding from thinking about the past or worrying about the future.
The benefits of practicing mindfulness are many; A few are listed here:
1. Creating a calming state of mind when you need it.
2. Decreased stress.
3. Better communication.
4. Better relationships.
5. Increased attention and focus.
6. Increased awareness.
7. Lower anxiety levels.
8. Higher brain functioning
9. Increased immune function
10. Helps improve self-regulation