Mindfulness is the state of being aware and accepting of your thoughts and emotions by staying in the present moment. Recent research suggests that engaging in mindfulness can contribute to improved mental-health and well-being, perhaps through the process of increasing awareness and acceptance of emotions.
In the next activity, you will do a mindfulness mediation and practice pulling your minds back to the present when it begins to wander. The mediation will take approximately 10 minutes. So please make sure you are seated comfortably.
Reflect on your experience using the space below to better understand how you experience mindfulness.
Here are some more relaxation videos that can help you keep building mindfulness.