Be present, be mindful, be successful!!

Have you heard about mindfulness? What do you know about it? Mindfulness

         Mindfulness is a word derived from Buddhism “Sati” that means awareness, attention in Pali language. Other than that, Mindfulness is an ancient technique rooted in Buddhism that aims to maintain a non-judgmental state of complete awareness of one’s thoughts, emotions, or experiences on a moment-to-moment basis.

Why is this important for us a GGU students?

        Mindfulness has shown to be beneficial for students by decreasing reactivity, 1395302.largeincreasing curiosity and affecting tolerance, improving patience and self-acceptance, and enhancing relational qualities (Solhaug, Eriksen, de Vibe, Haavind, Friborg, Sørlie, & Rosenvinge, 2016).

Want to try it? Here are some videos that can guide you through mindfulness meditations

Mindfulness Meditation for Beginners (Jason Stephenson)

Mindfulness Meditation

Guided Mindfulness Meditation on the Present Moment

Hope it helps you to succeed in our final weeks!

Solhaug, I., Eriksen, T. E., de Vibe, M., Haavind, H., Friborg, O., Sørlie, T., & Rosenvinge, J. H. (2016). Medical and psychology student’s experiences in learning mindfulness: Benefits, paradoxes, and pitfalls. Mindfulness, 7, 838-850. doi:10.1007/s12671-016-0521-0

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