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Mindfulness: How to stay in the present

Updated On Jan 05, 2024 07:07 PM IST
  • From locating the emotion in the body to allowing it to happen to us, here are a few ways to practice mindfulness and learn to be in the present.
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"Mindfulness means paying full attention to what’s happening right now without judging it. It’s being present and aware in the moment, whether it’s doing something simple or experiencing something important. By focusing on things like our breath and what’s around us, we learn to accept our thoughts and feelings without letting them overwhelm us," wrote Therapist Maythal Eshaghian as she shared a few ways by which we can learn to stay in the present.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 05, 2024 07:07 PM IST

"Mindfulness means paying full attention to what’s happening right now without judging it. It’s being present and aware in the moment, whether it’s doing something simple or experiencing something important. By focusing on things like our breath and what’s around us, we learn to accept our thoughts and feelings without letting them overwhelm us," wrote Therapist Maythal Eshaghian as she shared a few ways by which we can learn to stay in the present.(Unsplash)

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When we feel a certain emotion, we should try to locate it in the body and then address the emotion in its origin. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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When we feel a certain emotion, we should try to locate it in the body and then address the emotion in its origin. (Unsplash)

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We need to learn to observe the feeling with curiosity. This will further help us to delve deeper and understand how it started. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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We need to learn to observe the feeling with curiosity. This will further help us to delve deeper and understand how it started. (Unsplash)

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We need to learn to accept the emotion and allow it to happen to us, instead of ignoring and trying to escape the emotion. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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We need to learn to accept the emotion and allow it to happen to us, instead of ignoring and trying to escape the emotion. (Unsplash)

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We should stop resisting the emotion and instead give ourselves permission to feel it. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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We should stop resisting the emotion and instead give ourselves permission to feel it. (Unsplash)

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We should practice placing the hand in the area of discomfort and gently offer compassion and empathy. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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We should practice placing the hand in the area of discomfort and gently offer compassion and empathy. (Unsplash)

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