One of the side effects of being a thoughtful woman, wife, or mother is that it is sometimes difficult to take a break. Whether or not we realize it, those plans for lunch tomorrow, worries about childcare, and self-reminders about our to-do lists can leave our brains stuck in “on mode,” even when we’re trying to sleep or relax. By training ourselves to be aware of our thoughts and feelings, we can become happier and healthier people. And it’s easier than you think.
What Is Mindfulness?
Mindfulness is fundamentally about living in the present. When we practice mindfulness, we become fully aware of our bodies, our feelings, and the world around us. Read the rest of this entry