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TRAIN THE BRAIN
MINDFULNESS BASED COGNITIVE THERAPY- Designed to help people who suffer repeated bouts of depression and chronic unhappiness. It combines the ideas of cognitive therapy with meditative practices and attitudes based on the cultivation of mindfulness.
MINDFULNESS BASED STRESS REDUCTION- The mind is known to be a factor in stress and stress-related disorders, and meditation has been shown to positively effect a range of autonomic physiological processes, such as lowering blood pressure and reducing overall arousal and emotional reactivity.
Benefits and Treatment Use
Physical- Improves Motor Skills, Lowers Blood Pressure, Boosts the Immune System
Emotional- Improves Mood, Increased Self-Control and Will Power
Social-Greater Empathy and Compassion for Self and Others
Reduces Anxiety; Eases Depression; Alleviates PTSD; Reduces Psychosomatic Illnesses; Lessens Stress; Lessens Drug Addiction; Aids Smoking Cessation; Helps Weight Loss; Lessens Insomnia
FUN FACTS ABOUT YOUR BRAIN!
Every day you have over 70,000 thoughts!
Information can go in between parts of your brain at a speed of 260 mph!
Mindfulness from east to west
MINDFULNESS IS A PHILOSOPHY THAT IS INCORPORATED IN ALL MAJOR BELIEFS AND RELIGIONS. IT IS NOT JUST A EASTERN PRACTICE.
IN HINDUISM IT IS USED IN TERMS OF YOGA AND DISCIPLINE.
IN BUDDHISM IT IS USED IN MEDITATION AND INSIGHT OF REALITY AND CONSCIOUSNESS.
IN CHRISTIANITY MINDFULNESS EMBODIES THE CHRISTIAN TOKEN OF LOVE AND ACCEPTANCE AND CONNECTS YOUR BODY AS A TEMPLE TO HONOR AND EXPERIENCE GOD.
IN ISLAM, THE PRACTICE OF PEACE, PATIENCE, AND COMPASSION ARE MINDFULLY APPLIED THROUGH CONTROLLING YOUR REACTIONS, TEMPTATIONS, AND DESIRES.
IN JUDAISM, MINDFULNESS IS PRACTICED THROUGH THE READINGS OF THE QABBALA, IN DEEP AWRENESS WITH RELATIONSHIPS OF WORDS, LETTERS, NUMBERS, AND THEIR MEANING.