Moderation and Mindfulness

Moderation and Mindfulness

 

It is very important for overall health that we live our life with mindfulness and moderation. Over eating, excessive physical work or exercise, extremely emotional experience (sadness,anger, hatred, jealousy and excitement etc.),  over drinking and accumulative short hours sleep can impact our body physiologically and psychologically, and bring about all kinds of illnesses.

 

Mindfulness is an attribute of consciousness long believed to promote well-being. An experience-sampling study shows that both dispositional and state mindfulness predict self-regulated behavior and positive emotional states.A clinical intervention study with cancer patients demonstrates that increases in mindfulness over time relate to declines in mood disturbance and stress.

 

Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) program , which is a structured group program that employs mindfulness meditation to alleviate suffering associated with physical, psychosomatic and psychiatric disorders and is based upon a systematic procedure to develop enhanced awareness of moment-to-moment experience of perceptible mental processes, claims that greater awareness will provide more veridical perception, reduce negative affect and improve vitality and coping.

 

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