Mindful Mondays – Formal Mindfulness

• Want to get more serious about the practice of mindfulness? • Do you have a few spare minutes each day? • The benefits of mindfulness include: o Reduced stress o Less anxiety o Less reactivity o Increased well-being o Increased cognitive flexibility • If you have practiced some informal mindfulness but want to take it to the next step, read on…

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Mindful Mondays – Mind Full or Mindful?

• Do you often feel like you are stuck on auto-pilot? • Do you feel disconnected from your everyday experiences? Mindlessness refers to a lack of awareness to our moment to moment experiences. Think about how many times you have; • Responded to someone reactively, without paying attention to our inner and outer world • Scoffed down your food with little to no awareness of doing so • Driven to work without noticing what is going on around you • Been lost in your thoughts We all fall into the trap of mindlessness, but we can become more mindful of our experiences. Ask yourself – is your Mind Full or are you being Mindful?

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