The Brain - Heart Connection
Mindfulness—the practice of paying attention and staying present in the moment—has increasingly gained popularity in recent years.
Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention to the present. This state encompasses observing one’s thoughts and feelings without judging them as good or bad.
To live mindfully is to live in the moment and reawaken oneself to the present, rather than dwelling on the past or anticipating the future. Mindfulness can also be a healthy way to identify and manage latent emotions that are causing problems in personal or professional relationships.
Mindfulness has many positive benefits, including lowering stress levels, reducing harmful ruminating, and protecting against depression and anxiety. Research even suggests that mindfulness can help people better cope with rejection and social isolation.
For more information on Mindfulness and simple techniques to practive the skill , visit https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/basics/mindfulness.