Mindfulness

Find a Clinican to Teach You Mindfulness in Fairlawn, Ohio

 

Mindfulness

 

Mindfulness involves purposefully paying attention to the present moment.  This allows us to gain greater awareness of ourselves and the world around us.  Also, mindfulness is helpful in cultivating a nonjudgmental attitude towards oneself and one’s emotions.  The benefits of incorporating this practice into one’s life include reduced stress, increased physical activity and self-esteem, and greater self-acceptance.  Participants or practitioners who use Mindfulness practice various activities including meditation, deep breathing, mindful eating and walking, and body exercises, like yoga. Research has shown it to be effective in treating a variety of problems from depression and anxiety to chronic pain.

 

Why Should Someone Choose to Incorporate Mindfulness into Treatment?

 
·    Mindfulness is an evidenced-based treatment option for things like depression, anxiety, and chronic pain
·    It teaches a variety of coping skills to help manage stress such as meditation and Yoga
·    It helps individuals remain in the present moment instead of worrying about the future
·    It allows individuals cultivate compassion for oneself and towards others

 

Learn how you can use these techniques assist you in your day to day life.  Avenues of Counseling and Mediation’s Fairlawn office offers the incorporation of Mindfulness techniques into your treatment.