My article on the amazing Kindness Blog… (http://www.kindnessblog.com)
When was the last time you gave your brain a rest?
Can you remember a time when you were not regretting the past or worrying about the future, when you were still and unburdened?
There’s something about the human race that makes us different from other living things. We can contemplate, question our existence, revel in exploration and realize our dreams. But, we can also tire ourselves out. Yes, we’ve embraced stress, there’s no doubt about it and the festive season is a particularly stressful time because of the expectations placed on individuals.
Thankfully, we’re good at finding solutions. One of the ways we deal with stress is by using an ancient method called mindfulness.
The idea of focusing the mind is older than recorded history. We’re all capable of doing it. Athletes do it all the time, as do musicians, stage performers, doctors and students. They enter a zone…
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