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by admin | Nov 21, 2017Mindfulness is a state of being where you are aware of your thoughts, emotions and life around you. The core aspects of mindfulness are curiosity, openness to new ideas, acceptance without judgement and love for self and others around you. It all begins with acceptance without judgement. I encourage this process by simply starting to observe one’s thoughts. To replace negative thoughts with neutral ones or positive ones if possible. The journey then begins moving from an unconscious state of being to a conscious one. Scientific research over 3 decades has shown mindfulness reduces pain, suffering, depression, and anxiety with enhancing immunity and wellbeing. Mindful meditation helps to focus the mind and reduce stress. It’s a holistic technique which has been practised for 1000’s of years and modern science now confirms its proven therapeutic value in the treatment of chronic pain.