Most of us spend our days walking around, living life without any real awareness of what we are doing. As if we are on auto pilot, we do the same things day-in and day-out all the while experiencing a certain lack of connection with our lives and ourselves.
In this Good Life Zen post, the subject of mindfulness and it’s use as a meditation is explored as a means by which a person can learn to better participate in their lives by becoming more aware and connected to the present moment. In this seven part how-to-guide to mindfulness meditation, whether your purpose is to become calmer or feel more grounded, a solid practice can open the door to joy and peace and a greater connection to your life.
When you learn to immerse yourself in the present moment – whatever it is like – you will experience a deep joy and peacefulness. As well, meditation has immense health benefits: it strengthens the immune system, lowers your blood pressure and pulse rate, and lifts your mood.
Read about how to practice mindfulness meditation here.