What are 5 types of anxiety disorders?

Types of anxiety disorders

What can we do for 5 types of anxiety disorders? Anxiety is an emotion characterized by a state of inner turmoil and feelings of dread over anticipated events. Anxiety is the expectation of a future threat, a feeling of uneasiness and worry. It is often accompanied by muscular tension, restlessness, fatigue and problems in concentration. … Read more

Mindful Listening can and will improve listening skills

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Improve listening skills with Mindful Meditation Communication requires listening and responding to verbal and non-verbal clues. All too often what we hear and what others are saying is completely at odds. One approach is to practice mindful listening in all aspects of our routine. With practice, we can improve listening skills and become more skilled … Read more

Meditation Knowledge Some things to consider

Meditation knowledge

Meditation Knowledge Some things to consider With a basic meditation tool box in place, the next tools you want to add depends on you. What are you looking for? Where do you want yourself to be? You could be looking for self-improvement, taking Mindfulness to the next levels, adding tools such as Mindfulness Eating or … Read more

Walking meditation techniques from the Teachers for your Tool Box

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Walking meditation techniques from the Teachers for your Tool Box Walking is a great way to keep your body and mind at peace. Unfortunately, we all walk in a rush, with a purpose. Not toward finding beauty and peace, but with a goal in sight. Mindful walking does not have an end in sight, it … Read more

Number 4 in the Tool Box: Releasing tension with mindfulness training online

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     Releasing tension with mindfulness training online Feeling a little stressed about all the free mindfulness training online? So am I. A simple search for releasing tension has led me down the bunny trail for almost 3 hours of time, showing me information that really does not help and even a site that wanted … Read more

Mindful Body Another tool for our Mindful Tool Box

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Mindful Body Another tool for our Mindful Tool Box Continuing on with building our mindfulness Tool Box, our essential third tool is Awareness of the Body, or Mindful Body for short.  Keep in mind that there are five exercises for mindfulness in everyday life as taught by  Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh.  Each serves a … Read more

Meditation techniques for concentration- another tool in our Toolbox

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Meditation techniques for concentration- another tool in our Toolbox   . Meditation can be defined as a practice where an individual focuses their mind on a particular object, thought or activity to reduce stress, anxiety, depression, and pain. But where do we begin and exactly how do we accomplish this? Meditation techniques for concentration is another tool … Read more

Free Mindfulness exercises: Building your Mindfulness toolbox

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Free Mindfulness exercises: Building your Mindfulness toolbox Meditation can be defined as a practice where an individual focuses their mind on a particular object, thought or activity to reduce stress, anxiety, depression, pain and is also used in the treatment of drug addiction.  Sitting crossed legged on the floor with hands placed in a certain … Read more