Mindfulness has become increasingly popular in recent years, with mindfulness practices being adopted across distinct segments. But what actually is mindfulness? mindfullness wellness WellnessWeek MentalHealthMatters meditate yoga
Mindfulness is maintaining a conscious awareness of our thoughts and feelings, bodily sensations, and our external environment.
Although its recent surge in popularity gives the impression that it is a new idea, the concept of mindfulness-based therapies has been around since the 1970s, and the skill of mindfulness itself is something that is innately human - with mindfulness techniques developed to train this inherent skill.
Mindfulness. Image Credit: KieferPix/Shutterstock.comWhat is the definition of mindfulness? Mindfulness is maintaining a conscious awareness of our thoughts and feelings, bodily sensations, and our external environment in a way that does not make us feel overwhelmed, but centers us and keeps us in the present moment.
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