Mindfulness

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Mindfulness is the practice of paying attention to the present moment.  A purposeful self-awareness that promotes consciousness of what we are doing, thinking and feeling.

Studies have found that mindfulness causes changes in the brain associated with improved attention, positive emotions, decision making, impulse control, and concentration.  Mindfulness has also been shown to improve immune system functioning.  It helps to fight disease and illness, as well as aids in healing.

It has been beneficial in treating the following:

  • Anxiety Disorders, Including Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Depression
  • Pain
  • TMJ
  • Sleep Problems/Insomnia
  • ADHD
  • Stress Management

Benefits of Mindfulness …perfect happy

  • Better focus and concentration
  • Increased sense of calm
  • Decreased stress and anxiety
  • Enhanced health
  • Improved impulse control
  • Increased self-awareness
  • Skillful responses to difficult emotions
  • Increased empathy and understanding of others
  • Development of natural conflict resolutions skills

… and their practical usesbe happy

  • Test taking
  • Public speaking
  • Sports
  • Music
  • Peer interactions
  • Family life