Today’s world is full of stress and factors that affect our mental health. Mental health in its turn affects all aspects of our life. Our physical and emotional wellness
largely depends on our mental health.
Luckily, more and more people start to talk about the importance of mental health and practices that help improve it.
Mindfulness and self-awareness are two of the most commonly used terms in the context of mental well-being. But what exactly are mindfulness and self-awareness and how do they relate to each other?What Is Mindfulness?Mindfulness is the quality or ability to be fully conscious.
It is when you are fully aware of your thoughts, feelings, your body, and the environment you are in.
Mindfulness is also a type of meditation. It refers to the practice of focusing on the present moment and sensing it.
One of the key principles of practicing mindfulness is that you should be non-judgmental of your thoughts. Mindfulness teaches you to focus on the present instead of dwelling on the past or thinking about the future.
You may find it hard to practice mindfulness due to stress and anxiety. Negative emotions and distractions may prevent you from becoming fully present. Take these as signs that you need
to practice mindfulness.