According to mindful.org Mindfulness is defined as "...the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us." and made popular in the West by Thich Nhat Hanh, Herbert Benson and Jon Kabat-Zinn. But what happens if you're new to it or you're experiencing a rough patch, how can Mindfulness really help you? Can it help you? Here's what I've learned about Mindfulness since I started practicing it many years ago.
The Autumn Equinox marks the first day of autumn as the steamy days of summer gives way to beautiful coloured leaves and rain. This year the equinox falls on Tuesday, September 22 at 2:30pm (BST), and is the time when daytime and night time are of equal length. In astronomical terms, at the equinox, the Sun crosses the celestial equator and the days start to grow shorter.
Today we're going to talk about anxiety, and panic attacks. We all live increasingly busy lives, cramming more and more into them. We survive on less sleep than ever before, eat a much more processed diet than ever before, and can summon the fast-food genie to our door any time of the day or night! So as an antidote to that, here are some ways that I have found you can bring back a little harmony to your life through food, supplements and practices.