Practicing Mindfulness with Thich Nhat Hanh’s Meditations

If you find yourself hung up on the past,  or preoccupied with an unforeseeable future, then mindfulness is for you.

Mindfulness is the simple practice of bringing your whole focus to the present moment. There are many ways to bring mindfulness meditation into your life. One of the best is to follow the guidance of a revered mindfulness leader like master Thích Nhất Hạnh meditations.

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Your Practical Guide to Mindful Eating

Think about the last good meal you had.

Did you savor each bite? Or was it gone in two seconds? Were you really present during that meal?

Often we finish our meals in a hurry because we’ve got another meeting coming up or we’re distracted by good company. You might even find yourself eating by yourself with your thoughts completely elsewhere.

While we can appreciate the taste, health benefits, and even appearance of our food; most of us don’t really pay attention to how we eat our meals.

However, it can be just as important and beneficial to be truly mindful of our eating habits.

The practice of mindfulness is simply to practice bringing your whole attention to the present moment. You can practice mindfulness through meditation or breathing, and now you can also bring mindfulness to eating. Read more

Mindfulness Activities to Try Today

In our busy world, it’s hard to find a moment of relaxation. However, those moments are important to your health. When your mind is constantly pulled from one thought to another without a moment to recharge, stress mounts.

Practicing mindfulness can help with that stress. Studies on mindfulness have shown that it decreases stress, helps with anxiety, and can even prevent relapses into depression.

The great thing about mindfulness is that it’s a simple concept and there are many different ways to practice it. Mindfulness can be practiced while doing everyday chores or in a special, reserved moment of calm. If you’re looking for somewhere to start, try out these mindfulness practices below.

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