Insight into Mindfulness and its Practices in Psychology

Malavika S. P., Subha Sachithanand
2020 ATSK Journal of Psychology  
Mindfulness is the ability to focus on present moment, becoming aware of one's thoughts, feelings without judgment. It has been integrated into various therapeutic interventions. Hence mindfulness and its practices are of utmost relevant in current scenario. Inculcating it into our lifestyle and practicing it regularly helps to restore our energy and rejuvenates our both mental and physical health. Mindfulness practices enables us to deal effectively and cope with stress that we face in our
more » ... y life, by encouraging us to stay optimistic and mindful. It shifts the way we perceive our life and world. Being mindful is not so easy but it isn't impossible. Its application and benefits are not only limited to ourselves but it extends its prosperity to the people connected to us, the institutions related to us, our family, our society and so on. This article will help you to gain insight into different aspects of mindfulness which includes its history, physiological aspects, techniques used, how it contributes to personal growth and so on. Therefore, this article is written with the intention to throw some light into the importance of practicing mindfulness in your daily life.
doi:10.55032/atskj.psychol.2020.1205 fatcat:2ff56uiofjawbe5iaty4mvgzvq