Importance of Mindfulness

In this video you will learn why mindfulness practices are so important, especially for those with addiction, and how to start.

Since negative emotional states lead to relapse, using mindfulness and mindfulness mediation is extremely helpful because it improves emotional states through regulating how we process emotion, as found in this study here.

Mindfulness has numerous benefits, especially for those with addiction. It exercises neural systems in the brain, strengthening parts of the prefrontal cortex, allowing better decision-making and easing urges. A study summarizing these great benefits can be found here. 

Reflection

How can you incorporate mindfulness and mindful mediation into your life?

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