Because we accumulate so much stress, research points out that illnesses increasingly become a greater part of our life. However, a simple concept from the East – mindfulness – can bring healthy lifestyle changes if applied in daily living. Mindfulness is a simple Eastern approach to life, which Western medicine has now begun to recognize as a powerful tool for dealing with stress, illness and other medical or psychological conditions.
Many psychotherapists around the world are applying mindfulness based strategies and treating various psychological issues such as PTSD, depression, anxiety, emotional and interpersonal dyscontrol. The cultivation of mindfulness is a lifelong process Below are some helpful exercises to utilize.