The Mindful Movement: How to be mindful in a mindless world

A wonderful post on Mindfulness:

The How To Girl

Have you heard of mindfulness before?  No, it is not some hippy trippy cult type of activity in where people read each other’s minds. Oxford University describes mindfulness to be an integrative, mind-body based training that enables people to change the way they think and feel about their experiences, especially stressful experiences.

To be mindful is to live in a conscious state and to be aware of the present moment. Not to be stuck in the past or worrying about the future. Doing this can be a therapeutic technique to help anyone achieve a better and more fulfilling life even during the hard times we endure every so often.

If you listen to any evening news, you are likely to hear at least one story being a negative or violent situation. Anything from domestic violence, terrorism or alcohol-fuelled violence to bullying in the schoolyard. The impact of these issues and…

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