What is ‘Mindfulness’ and why should you care?

Firstly…a simple definition:

“Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and non judgmentally.” Jon Kabat-Zinn, famous teacher of mindfulness meditation at the University of Massachusetts

Mindfulness wasn’t something I’d ever considered I needed to know about until I was diagnosed with UC last year. My doctor suggested that a lot of the problems I was experiencing within my body, were likely to have been induced by stress and anxiety.

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#Talk2Me – I can’t stop pulling out my eyelashes!

“For the last few months I’ve started this habit of pulling out my eyelashes, I didn’t even notice I was doing it until I noticed the hairs making a mess on my desk at work. Help!”

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