The process that goes into our minds is too much complicated. Human minds have thoughts coming from every direction, which can be chaotic at times. Our mind needs a state of relaxation to remain calm and peaceful in emergencies. This state of mind is known as mindfulness. Mindfulness is defined as the awareness of the environment and beyond. It is a practice that can help you in self-realization and understand the true potential. There multiple ways of achieving this state of mind. Relaxation of mind is essential for day to day activities. If we continue our work without taking breaks, we might suffer from sudden breakdowns where our brain goes blank, and whiteness appears in front of our eyes. In this state of mind, we have no thought process going on our brains. We live in a stressful world where we get less time to entertain you or relax our minds.
Mindfulness determines where your mind is at the moment. Do you think about the past, present, or future?
Four qualities of mindfulness
There are four different qualities of mindfulness they are as follows:-
• Presence: The presence of mind, as we usually say, is a state of mind that helps us stay focused without being distracted. It makes us attentive and responsive in real life.
• Awareness:-The awareness is the result of observation, and when we come to know about certain things after noticing or checking. This brings a vivid picture in our mind and brings clarity of thoughts.
• Kindness: – Kindness is a state of mind where we are not being judgmental and have a tendency of acceptance of whatever is given to us. Patience and kindness reside together, and you will never find a person who is kind yet does not have patience.
• Relaxation:-The state of mind where we feel relaxed, comfortable, and stress-free. This is achieved if we have let it go attitude.
• Refreshes our mind: – Have you ever imagined when you are working in an office for long-duration your efficiency reduces if you work without taking any breaks? The reason is that our mind needs refreshment and clears the old thoughts that are stored somewhere in our brains. Refreshment of mind can be done by engaging ourselves in creative activities. It could be drawing, painting, or art and crafts.
• Helps us to know our true potential: – Mindfulness can help you realize your true powers and know the true potential. A person who has self-realization and knows his powers can achieve great success in life in a quick amount of time. He knows what to do and get the maximum profit.
• Brings positive thoughts: – Being in a positive state of mind brings positive thoughts and emotions. In this state of mind, one can easily understand new things without any difficulty. Feelings like fear, agony, pain, and stress vanish, and you feel relaxed and comfortable when you are in a state of mindfulness.
• It helps you become Open-Minded: Several things in our life keep us entangled and engrossed in our real world. We cannot attain the spiritual satisfaction until we cut down these external barriers which hinder our path in reaching the self-realization.
Importance of Mindfulness in Kids
• Improves Emotion regulation: – The development of emotions is essential in Kids. If they cannot express their emotions properly, they might feel that the world does not understand them and feel unworthy of them. This can develop several complexities to kids; hence they should be taught about mindfulness for proper development of emotions.
• Increase self-esteem: – Self-respect is something that makes the kids proud of themselves. They want to be treated nicely and hence should be encouraged from time to time. Appraising them on completion of task motivates them towards their assigned tasks.
• Improves concentration: – Kids need concentration for focusing them on studies of different subjects. They require concentration for communication as well as writing purposes.
• Better decision making: – Decision making is the most important thought process which every kid should know as it helps them choose the right paths, which leads them to success. If a kid does not possess this ability, then he cannot make the perfect decisions in his mind.
• Decreasing worry: – Kids have many things that can cause them to worry. The fear of not doing homework, peeing on pants, getting scolding due to breaking of valuable articles in the house, etc. If these things crib minds of any kids, then immediate relaxation of mind is required. Avoiding this can cause several complications in the psychology of the child.
Best Ways to achieve mindfulness
• Mindfulness can be achieved in several ways. However, it is subject to the person to person which methods suit them best. Here are the best ways to achieve mindfulness
• Take herbal green tea: – Intake of green tea reduces stress in the body and keeps our mind calm. It is recommended that we should start the day with green tea. There is a variety of green teas available in the market. You can purchase it from the grocery stores or order it online from any e-commerce website.
• Eat brown chocolate:-Chocolate is an excellent anti depressor and can vitalize your mind. It boosts the health of the mind by reducing our stress. Eating chocolates for a person with diabetes is dangerous; hence this step should be avoided if someone is suffering from any such diseases.
• Eating chewing gum: Sometimes, when we are stressed up, eating chewing gums can help us engage our minds in some activity. This helps in changing the mood and refreshes our mind instantly.
• One moment relaxation technique: – In this technique, you start thinking or imagining things which makes you feel good. It could be any wishful thoughts that can excite you and make you jump off your seats. This technique can be utilized, especially when you want to change your mood and divert your attention to another thing.
• Meditation: – Meditation or Yoga is a practice of disconnecting with distractions from other sources, which helps in proper realization and true virtue of life. Meditation is considered good when it is done in a cool and silent place. We also need to be dressed in a white cotton dress, which is simple. Wearing colorful T-shirts can distract your kind and will not help you in achieving the mindfulness state.
• Breathing techniques: – Some breathing techniques can help you to bring your mind to the present state. If you start to focus on every single breath, you will stay in awakening mode; your mind will remain in the present state.
• Get acupressure: – Several pressure points in our body affect specific parts of our brain. Accupressuring on such points will help you to the relaxation of mind and help you to reduce a tremendous amount of stress. Many devices can be used for acupressure. You can purchase it from shops or check online for acupressure products.
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