Mindfulness is a meditative method that allows us to become aware of our physical sensations, emotions and thoughts.
Therefore it is an indispensable tool of modern psychology.
The benefits of MIndfulness are innumerable, I will list only some of the most important.
Reduce stress and moments of restlessness:
Mindfulness training reduces psychological stress like anxiety, nervousness and restlessness.
A recent study showed for example that its application increased the quality of life in patients with breast cancer.
Less pain and lower consumption of medicine and drugs:
It has been shown that patients, who were trained in the techniques of mindfulness, were more tolerant of physical pain and significantly reduced the amount of pain medication.
With the help of mindfulness, meals they are taken in a more conscious way. Stress reduction reduces the desire to eat large amounts of sugar and fat.
Prevent depressive episodes:
Mindfulness in combination with cognitive-behavioral therapy reduces the probability of a recurrent depressive episode by half.
The effect of mindfulness training is comparable with taking sleeping pills. And it is not only free from harmful effects on the body, but also have a positive impact on the physical and mental health and this will be more if it is use long-term (with practice).
Mindfulness meditation activates the enzyme “telomerasa” that -according to new research- slows the aging of the body.