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Mindfulness

Mindfulness is the practice of intentionally bringing awareness to ones self and surroundings, letting go without judgment, emphasizing gratitude, and purposely being present in the moment. It is an effective stress management technique that promotes relaxation and peace.

Check out our eHealth Tools for a list of helpful mindfulness apps.

Benefits of Mindfulness

Research has shown mindfulness:

  • Enhances sense of well-being and quality of sleep
  • Boosts focus, attention, and concentration
  • Improves ability to manage anxiety and stress
  • Increases patience, self-awareness, and gratitude
  • Provides a greater sense of ease and pleasure in your day-to-day experience

Mindful Monday Video Series

Through our Mindful Monday video series, we provide meditation videos and 5 Minutes of Mindfulness episodes to help you begin to practice mindfulness.

5 Minutes of Mindfulness

  • Episode 1 covers what mindfulness is and includes a breathing exercise.
  • Episode 2 covers the benefits of mindfulness and includes a body scanning activity.

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