You might think that mindfulness is about suppressing your thoughts and emotions. That’s the conclusion I came to, anyway. But that’s not the case. Continue reading
Concentration goes hand-in-hand with mindfulness. In order to be mindful of everything that happens, you need some degree of concentration. Otherwise, you’ll become distracted and lose your mindfulness. Continue reading
Stress is caused by thinking.
“I don’t want to go to work.”
“This 5000 word essay is going to suck.”
“That asshole cut me off!”
These thoughts create turmoil in your mind, and the more you feed them, the more stressed you feel. You might think stress is caused from these external things (work, essays, assholes), but it’s really your reaction to them that creates it. Continue reading