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Benefit physically, emotionally & mentally from learning mindfulness techniques
It can be easy to rush through life without noticing what is going on. Stressful lives often lead to living on ‘automatic pilot’. When this becomes a habitual state, it can be associated with a number of stress related health problems. Being more aware of the present moment can help people to enjoy the world around them and to develop a better understanding of themselves.
According to the NHS, studies have found that mindfulness programmes, where participants are taught mindfulness practices across a series of weeks, can bring about reductions in stress and improvements in mood. In short, everybody can benefit physically, emotionally and mentally from learning mindfulness techniques. It can contribute to greater peace of mind, better sleep and more productivity at work as well as to feeling happier or to having better relationships with others.
As you begin to practice things in a mindful way you will feel calmer and more relaxed, and will have a greater concept of your surroundings and feelings.
For people who want to change their life, learning to practice mindfulness is a very effective thing to do. There are numerous courses available throughout the country. For those who do not have time to attend a course in person, there are a number of on-line courses and, for those who prefer not to take a course, there are guided mindfulness exercises available on-line. Some people also choose to combine mindfulness with exercises such as Yoga and Tai chi.