What is mindful behavior? Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment, through a gentle, nurturing lens.
What are the benefits of being mindful? Among its theorized benefits are self-control, objectivity, affect tolerance, enhanced flexibility, equanimity, improved concentration and mental clarity, emotional intelligence and the ability to relate to others and one’s self with kindness, acceptance and compassion.
How can I practice mindfulness and reduce anxiety?
- Set an intention.
- Do a guided meditation or mindfulness practice.
- Doodle or color.
- Go for a walk.
- Wish other people happiness.
- Look up.
- Brew on it.
- Focus on one thing at a time.
What is the mindfulness approach? Mindfulness-Based Therapies
Mindfulness involves moment-by-moment awareness of what a person is experiencing, such as paying close attention to breathing, noises, sensations in the body, inner feelings and thoughts, and our reactions to specific situations.