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What is Mindfulness? And Why Is It So Popular? (by Samantha Siegel)

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You’ve probably heard the word… mindfulness. These days, it seems to be popping up everywhere – books, magazines, websites, on TV… everywhere. It’s definitely a buzzword and quickly making waves across many fields including psychology, business, and education. But what does “mindfulness” actually mean?

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Eileen T B

Thanks – well said. I find using mindfulness techniques helps healthcare professional deal with difficult situations. Perhaps one of the greatest challenges is to remain non-judgmental.

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Holly MDDM

ART is another great medium for mindfulness. Many children and youth who cannot find the right words to get in touch with/express their feelings CAN do so with use of colors and designs. Guided self-expression through art is an option!

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