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What is it? Mindfulness is the ability to focus your attention on the present moment, accepting it without judgment. The corresponding training is a form of meditation. Mindfulness has an emerging scientific foundation in medicine. Sometimes the concept is confused with relaxation techniques. Mindfulness training is not something you do when you want to ...


I took the course "Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation" from The Great Courses and found it was very helpful to walk you through the whole process of mindfulness. The instructor is very interesting and his approach is very practical if you are serious about improving your skills in this area. I am not associated with The Great Courses. ...


@OmegaSQU4RED... What a great job you have done in identifying your challenges that you have experienced so far in your life and academic career. If you can translate these challenges into a "need statements" then it will be easier to focus on finding solutions to help overcome your challenges. I think the most important thing is to consider all of your ...


I use the Headspace app to help me learn mindfulness. It is easy and only takes 10 minutes a day. The benefit for me is that I have been able to quit "reacting" to events and think through things before I give a response. We are more productive when we are in the moment (or being mindful).

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