Mindfulness is a way of life in which you focus on what you are feeling in the moment. The goal is not to analyze or interpret these feelings, it is simply to be aware of them so that you can be in touch with yourself and the world around you. Although there is a close relationship between mindfulness and meditation, there is a distinction: meditation is an activity, while mindfulness is a lifestyle.
Most people would agree that in order to succeed in our personal and professional lives, we have to spend time setting goals, planning our days and weeks, and solving problems. However, these activities can be physically and mentally draining. At HHC Centre, we can show you how mindfulness training can provide you with a much-needed balance and reduce your levels of stress and anxiety.
Mindfulness training can benefit anyone – professionals, entrepreneurs, parents, students, athletes, tradesmen and creative people. It can help in many ways, including the following:
Mindfulness can take a number of different forms. Some of the exercises are best done under the guidance of your mindfulness trainer, others can be practiced at any time. Examples of mindfulness exercises include the following:
At first, mindfulness training might be difficult, but as with anything, it will become easier with practice. People who practice mindfulness on a daily basis report lower levels of anxiety, improved sleep, more positive relationships and less depression.