Mindfulness

Theo Braddy sits behind his desk at the CILCP offices

Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a state of awareness of what is happening in the present, both physically (such as breathing) and mentally (such as emotion).

Try Mindfulness Meditation:

  • Practice slowing your thoughts and your breath (i.e. focus on the soles of your feet and pay attention to your breathing until you feel calm).

Stay Committed to Mindfulness:

  • Sustained engagement and long-term practice are essential to noticing positive effects.
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Benefits of Mindful Living:

  • Lower stress levels.
  • Reduced depression and anxiety.
  • Increased well-being.
  • Greater openness to experiences.
  • Strengthened immune system.
  • Increased self-awareness and self-acceptance.
  • Improved interpersonal relationships.
  • Positive alterations in the neural patterns in your brain.
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The following information has been collected by Living Well With A Disability from various sources to provide individuals who would like to live well with their disability suggestions for obtaining their highest level of physical health and well-being. While we believe this information to be accurate, we make no guarantees. All individuals should consult their personal physician prior to changing their diet or exercise habits, and prior to making any health decisions.

Under no circumstances shall CILCP or its employees be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, or consequential damages which may result in any way from your use of the information included as part of the Living Well With A Disability website.

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