More on Mindfulness

Quality of life whether in the workforce or in our private lives is a salient topic of today, and a very important outcome of self-care.  Studies show mindfulness can mediate the feeling of being drained at the end of the day.  We can learn new ways of attending to life, in order to manage our energy expenditures so that satisfaction in our jobs or work of any kind may be vastly increased. 

Karen started her own personal journey to holistic and soul-based wellness 32 years ago, and has since discovered connections between the spiritual and religious traditions and the new mind/body psychology (which includes the current neuroscience), while attaining her Bachelor of Science in Human Development.   

One of the general consensus’ is that the location of our consciousness can’t be found nor measured under a microscope. However, it’s definitely part of the whole person. Relatedly, for example, neuroscientists have not found a specific center, nor a primary network of connections that relate to motivation in the brain.  Moreover, research supports the mindfulness relationship to health and spirit.  Mental capacity can be increased, sleep quality enhanced, energy levels expanded, a sense of meaning and purpose realized, and more…

Accordingly, Karen’s clients learn to use mindfulness practices.  She has also attributed her increased ability to significantly lower her stress levels, with her expanded capacity to decrease her feeling of self-consciousness when around others, to her holistic exploration and mindfulness orientation.  This has increased her joy, not only at being more able to complete the things she wants to do, but to achieve a finer connection to, and acceptance of, self and others. 

Here’s a quiz to find out more about mindfulness.  It’s a fun way to learn how it can apply to our lives! 

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