Daily mindfulness practice can make a real difference in your life. In fact, a recent study of mindfulness-based stress reduction practitioners that was published in an American psychological journal suggests that increasing mindfulness on a daily basis, “can be a beneficial means to improve daily psychological well being.”
Regularity is key, too. It builds your mindfulness muscle—your memory that you can be aware of what’s up with you and your surroundings at any given moment. The mindfulness you engage in every day can vary in terms of the type of things you do, the length you do it, and how you do it, but the key is to be doing something every day.
One thing I know is that we get off-kilter at various times throughout the day. Our emotions can take us off course, our circumstances can, too, and mindfulness practice can help us to re-establish ourselves. So, with that in mind, let’s start with a little practice that we call “Taking Your Seat.”
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