Frequently Asked Questions
What is Mindfulness Meditation?
Mindfulness meditation is an ancient practice with a multitude of benefits for health and happiness in the present-day.
Is Mindfulness Meditation for me?
Anyone can benefit from bringing more awareness to their daily life. The practice of mindfulness meditation helps us to develop a fuller and more honest relationship with our moment-to-moment lived experience, allowing for more clarity, ease, and balance.
Can Mindfulness Meditation improve my health?
Yes. Among the chief benefits of mindfulness meditation are positive shifts in mood and a more relaxed mind— we could all use more of these! Plus, recent clinical research has confirmed that mindfulness meditation can help with a wide range of health conditions, including:
- Chronic Pain
- Digestive Disorders
(Sources: Buric et al. 2017; Hoge et al., 2017; Kuo et al. 2015; Goyal et al., 2014;Tooley et al. 2000)
It can also help to improve focus, cognition, and performance (Sheibner, et al. 2017; Lazar, et al. 2000), and even protect against aging (Epel et. al. 2009)
How Do I Begin?
Mindfulness meditation is a technique to bring awareness to whatever is happening in the present moment. You don’t need to try to ‘shut off’ your brain or stop thinking. We will work together to help you cultivate the ability to use awareness as an ally both during meditation sessions and throughout your day.
I look forward to working with you!