Mindfulness is often described as being in the moment. But for many people life is hectic, and it leaves little time for quiet contemplation. It might even seem like a bit of a waste of time.
Science is starting to explain what eastern traditions have known for hundreds if not thousands of years. There are several benefits for keeping your awareness in the here and now.
What are the benefits?
Modern research explains why so many people are choosing mindfulness as part of their wellbeing toolkit.
The benefits include:
- Effective relaxation
- Reducing stress and improving mental health
- Managing pain
- Improving the immune system
- Better sleep and reducing insomnia
- Enhanced concentration
- Lowering blood pressure and much more