10 reasons to practice mindfulness meditation
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Mindfulness refers to our ability to be fully present at any given moment, completely aware of what we're doing and how we're feeling. When we're being mindful, we are not easily distracted or overwhelmed by our surroundings and what is happening around us.
Mindfulness meditation is often shrouded in mystery, but in reality it's very easy to practice. Simply find a good position and tune into your body, perhaps focusing on the breath to start with. As soon as you notice your mind has wandered, gently refocus it and rejoin the moment.
There are a number of ways in which mindfulness can improve our experience of life. Check out this gallery to explore some of the main benefits of mindfulness meditation.
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