I’m a hopeful millennial. I love a good experiment. When trendy new methodologies pop up, suggesting you can eat, pray, love yourself to a better you or some other catchy phrase, I’m all over them with glass half-full optimism. But I’m also pretty analytical; and so I also tend to lean toward the tried-and-true avenues.
Therefore, I continuously find myself putting more stock into one particular approach: Mindfulness. Though the practice has endured through the ages, it’s only gained mainstream traction within the last 10 years.
What is mindfulness?
Mindfulness is described as a mental state when you’re deeply attuned to the present moment, thus being hyper aware of your emotions, breathing, surroundings, and purpose. In a simpler description, mindfulness tends to involve meditation.