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November 6, 2019

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The Mindfulness Skill That is Crucial for Stress

Non-judgment quiets the internal dialogue, and this opens once again the doorway to creativity.

– Deepak Chopra –

The Mindfulness Skill That is Crucial for Stress

Mindfulness is known to have many advantages, including reducing stress, increasing awareness, improving physical health, and more. However, when it comes to lowering stress levels, without also practicing acceptance, we might not see the results we hope for. “Mindfulness practices that specifically emphasize acceptance teach us a nonjudgmental attitude toward our experiences — meaning, learning not to label our thoughts, feelings, or experiences as good or bad, and trying not to change or resist them in any way.” By learning to accept our difficult experiences, we can allow them to run their course and naturally dissipate, this is not the same thing as being passive. Read more to learn how turning toward our negative emotions with friendliness can help us live life with a greater sense of agency and fulfillment. { read more }

Be The Change

Do you savor life or let everyday stresses control you? Take this mindfulness quiz to find out. { more }

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