Archive December 2019
Have yourself a mindful little Christmas
Christmas is said to be the most wonderful time of the year, but with heightened expectations, family stress and a long shopping list the festive season can often leave us feeling overwhelmed. This is where Mindfulness can support us.
According to Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of the Stress Reduction Clinic and the Centre for Mindfulness in Medicine, Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way – on purpose, in the present moment, without judgement.
Research shows us that this has tremendous health benefits; being more attentive in the moment to our thoughts, feelings, and to the world around us can reduce feelings of stress and significantly improve mental wellbeing. So, this festive season why not have yourself a mindful little Christmas and here are some of my top tips of how to do just that: (more…)