Rewire Your Brain Using 5 Simple Techniques: Mindful Living in the Present
“One of life’s sharpest paradoxes is that your brightest future hinges on your ability to pay attention to the present.”
Change your life by using these simple mindful techniques. Most of us live on autopilot, missing out on so much because our attention is swept up by our never-ending (and often negative) thoughts. Make the decision to take back control today. More
Change your life by using simple mindful techniques.
Most of us live on autopilot, missing out on so much because our attention is swept up by our never-ending (and often negative) thoughts. If this sounds like you, make the decision to begin practicing mindfulness, even in odd moments here and there during the day. You will begin to notice changes in yourself and the world around you.
When you make the effort to make those odd moments more often and a little longer, things will really start to change. It’s not necessary to sit in meditation for hours. It is necessary, however, to set aside just a few minutes a day to practice mindfulness. You can do this at home, at work, with your children, or on your way to work, just by remaining present and using the breath to help you.
Remaining present is of the most useful and one of the most underrated skills you can have. keeping your focus on the present does much more than create peace, although that in itself is reason enough. Practicing mindfulness, even for a few minutes a day, can have much deeper effects.These range from emotional, to mental, to physical. Mindful people tend to have higher levels of mental clarity, more self-control and tolerance, and higher emotional intelligence. Their stress and anxiety levels are much lower as is their blood pressure. Immune function increases and pain is reduced as are cravings.
Students, both primary level and college level have been documented in recent studies. Remaining mindfully present helps students and young people in state care to be more emotionally resilient and to perform better academically. It also helps as a coping tool against bullying.
Living in the past will create stress and pain. Living in the future creates worry and anxiety. Being in the moment is really the only way to live. It is the only way to bring a sense of peace and calming to an often busy and chaotic world. Learn a few easy techniques to assist you with more mindful living with only a few minutes a day.
You can begin living more consciously and when you do, an entire new world will open up to you.
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