More about mindfulness and MBSR:
Mindfulness is a mental state in you are focused on the present moment and are aware of your thoughts, feelings, and surroundings without any judgment in it. It is a practice that originated in Eastern philosophy and has been incorporated into various forms of therapy and wellness programs. Research has shown that mindfulness can improve mental and physical health, reduce stress and anxiety, and enhance overall well-being. It is often practiced through meditation, yoga, and other forms of intentional, focused attention.
Mindfulness and meditation
Mindfulness and meditation are often seen as the same, but there is a difference. Meditation is seen as a way to come to stillness, while Mindfulness is more an ability where you live with your full attention in the now.
MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) is a popular and widely-used program that originated in 1979 at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. It is an eight-week course that teaches participants how to use mindfulness meditation and other techniques to manage stress, anxiety, pain, and other physical and emotional challenges. The program typically involves weekly classes, daily mindfulness practices, and a full-day retreat. It has been shown to be effective in reducing stress and improving overall health and well-being.
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