Mindfulness is a brilliant way for you to manage your feelings over the long term as opposed to short term solutions.

What is mindfulness?

Mindfulness is a state of awareness in which a person knows and is in tune with what is going on within themselves and in their surroundings. So what does this mean? Mindfulness teaches you to pay attention to yourself and the things around you so that you don’t miss them. Mindfulness involves recognising what you are feeling in each moment of the day allow you to improve your wellbeing, whilst making you take note of the things around you which is a great distraction technique during times of self-harm urges and allows us to enjoy the world around us.

Who is mindfulness for?

Anyone can learn mindfulness and it doesn’t matter who you are, what you do for a living, where you live, well nothing matters really, all that does matter is that you want to learn mindfulness and engage with the activities.

How do I learn mindfulness?

You can take classes on mindfulness privately, be referred onto them by your mental health professional or you can take online classes depending on what works best for you. There really is no excuse not to check out the mindfulness classes that are available in your area.