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Why is it important to be mindful? Why be mindful? Mindfulness practices can help us to increase our ability to regulate emotions, decrease stress, anxiety and depression. It can also help us to focus our attention, as well as to observe our thoughts and feelings without judgment.
What are four reasons people need mindfulness?
- Improves Your Focus. You need 100% focus to complete a task.
- Lowers Stress. Stress causes a multitude of health problems and illnesses.
- Reduces Brain Chatter. Our brains are designed to think.
- Gives You a New Perspective (Takes You Out of Yourself)
Why is being mindful important in society? It can make people better able to cope with stress and adapt to new circumstances, by minimising automatic, habitual, or impulsive reactions and increasing cognitive flexibility. Mindfulness can also encourage us to be more aware of social justice and injustice, and more sensitive to context.
What does being mindful mean to you? Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment, through a gentle, nurturing lens.