Meditation is a practice that helps us accept the present moment—no matter what’s happening in it. It allows us to be more open and compassionate with ourselves and others and can change the way we communicate for the better.
We all feel a little anxious at times. It’s a normal reaction to the more stressful events of our lives, such as a job interview, a driving test or say, a global pandemic.
Mindfulness is not the time-consuming, otherworldly phenomenon you think it is. It’s something you can do throughout even the busiest work day to stay centered, prepare to tackle big assignments, and just escape for a few sweet minutes.
In an effort to take some control over my mental health, I decided to start meditating. I did some research and found that just 15 minutes a day could make a difference.
As we collectively experience the prolonged pandemic emergency due to the spread of the coronavirus, it’s important to find different ways of managing the excessive worry and fear that is hitting all of us very hard.