Stress and Bouncing Thoughts

We often get lost in thoughts bouncing from past and future when under stress. This can be exhausting and create clouded judgment, adding to existing stress. A powerful practice to help bring you to the present moment or now, which provides clarity and reduces stress, is mindfulness.

What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment, through a gentle, nurturing lens.

Scientific Definition:

Mindfulness is the self-regulation of attention with an attitude of curiosityopenness, and acceptance.

What Can Mindfulness Do for You?

Studies show that mindfulness can help improve and maintain your overall psychological health.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Meditation, Breath, and Stress

Meditation means pivoting away from distracting thoughts and focusing on the present moment. Long slow breathing, used in meditation and mindfulness, has a powerful physiological response that helps you reduce and recover from stress.

Studies show meditation can improve:

Breathing is a powerful tool that can be used in any moment.

 

Learn More

You can learn more about the relationship between mindfulness and stress by visiting the link below:

Mindfulness and Stress: A Tale of Mutual Consequences

 

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