While I was teaching in a school they used to practice mindfulness every day for the teachers and the children. I found this a useful technique and would like to share it with the readers.
Professor Mark Williams, former director of the Oxford Mindfulness Ce
Mindfulness also helps mental well-being. Becoming more aware of the present moment can help us enjoy the world around us more and understand ourselves better.
When we become more aware of the present moment, we begin to experience afresh things that we have been taking for granted. Mindfulness means knowing directly what is going on inside and outside ourselves, moment by moment.
Most of us have issues that we find hard to let go and mindfulness can help us deal with them more productively. We can ask: ‘Is trying to solve this by brooding about it helpful, or am I just getting caught up in my thoughts?’