Mindfulness meditation is deliberately paying attention to things we normally would not even notice, and becoming aware of our present moment experience as it arises, non-judgementally and with kindness and compassion.
The benefits of mindfulness meditation:
Meditation improves the immune system and improves heart and circulatory health by reducing blood pressure
§ Meditation soothes the part of the brain that produces stress hormones
§ Mindfulness can dramatically reduce pain and the emotional reaction to it
§ Mindfulness improves mood and quality of life in chronic pain conditions such as: Fibromyalgia and lower back pain.
§ Mindfulness improves your memory and creativity
§ Mindfulness is an excellent antidote to stress, anxiety, depression, exhaustion and irritability