The impact of such a busy mind can be numerous and disastrous for your health and wellbeing.
Some of the most common problems include:
Sometimes the destructive cycle of an overwhelmed mind is exacerbated when people cope with numbing or wipe out behaviours such as:
In some meditation philosophies the ‘monkey mind’ is a term used to describe how the mind swings from one thought to another like a monkey swinging from tree to tree.
Taming of the monkey mind with meditation is an excellent idea and requires lots of patient practice. I highly recommend it.
Research has shown how regular meditation and mindfulness practice assists mental and physical health.
Some mental health benefits include:
Some physical health benefits include:
I want to share with you a mindfulness exercise. Give yourself just 8 minutes to practice!
I will guide you to clear some space in your head!
You can then begin to slow down, find some clarity or just simply press the pause button for a while and maybe even help you to sleep.
The benefits are enormous with regular practice. I suggest 2 sessions of 8 minutes each per day.
16 minutes per day in total is a great start.