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Mindfulness: Home

Resources for mindfulness


Mindfulness is awareness that arises through paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgementally,” says Kabat-Zinn. “And then I sometimes add, in the service of self-understanding and wisdom.”,self%2Dunderstanding%20and%20wisdom.%E2%80%9D

What is Mindfulness?

A Definition of Mindfulness - Jon Kabat-Zinn

Why Mindfulness?

There are many definitions of mindfulness and many ways to practice mindfulness, but why would we want to? Mindfulness has many benefits including improved mental health, physical health, and well being. It helps reduce stress, reduces anxiety and depression, and builds emotional awareness and intelligence. Check out the other tabs in this guide for resources on mindfulness and building a mindfulness practice.

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