Inspired by Mindfulness Meditation

Google's Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation isn’t just closing one’s eyes and relaxing, as so many think; it actually takes an uncommon level of focus and concentration. With mindfulness meditation, we give ourselves a break from the complexity and almost pathological business of modern life and of modern being, and we get to see our emotions and thoughts as they occur, or at least from a perspective closer to their root causes.

The truth is that cultivating “awareness” is a skill like any other, and the more you do it, the more readily you can summon it when you really need to (stressful situations, moments of confusion, anger or frustration). Through a meditation practice, we can see just how relentlessly “noisy” the mind can be, and just how habitually our fleeting thoughts skip from one subject to the next.
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