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What is Mindfulness?

Where does mindfulness come from? Naturally, you might hear this question a lot. It has been addressed on several occasions but there is no final answer, no last word on the matter. The many mindfulness teachers and advocates who encouraged the society to start Mindful, believing that mindfulness is an inherent human capability that belongs to anyone. It is your birthright. What is it exactly? Since it’s a quality of mind, it’s not easy to have a single, agreed-upon-by-everybody, one-size-fits-all…

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Improving Your Relationship

How much do you appreciate your partner? Simply being appreciative of your partner’s good points, however modest, improves the relationship, research finds. People who recognised their partner’s efforts to be more patient and loving had a happier and more secure relationship, psychologists have discovered. On the other hand, those who believed their partner could not change had worse relationships, even if their partner was making a real effort to do better. The trick is to convince yourself that change is possible and to…

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The easy walking technique that reduces stress

The most recent research found that adding a little mindfulness to a normal, regular walk helps to fight stress and anxiety. The respondents reported less stress when they are moving around and even less when they move around mindfully. The conclusions have come from this study that included 158 participants who used a mobile phone app that randomly sampled their experience over a two-week period. The results showed that the more mindful people were in the moment, the lower their stress…

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The walking technique that reduces wtress

The most recent research found that adding a little mindfulness to a normal, regular walk helps to fight stress and anxiety. The respondents reported less stress when they are moving around and even less when they move around mindfully. Mindful walking means being present in the moment while walking and could involve: Being more aware of the surroundings — noticing and appreciating things. Allowing thoughts about the past and future to fly away. Concentrating on the breath going in and…

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