Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations and surroundings through a gentle, nurturing lens. Our thoughts tune into what we’re sensing in the present moment rather than rehashing the past or imagining the future.
- Often lost in thought?
- Trapped in habits that don’t serve you?
- Not present with what you are engaged in?
- Losing connection to yourself and to what matters most?
We are often consumed in thought, worried about the future, dwelling on the past or lost in self-judgement. If this sounds like you, it’s time to pause and discover the potency of presence.
The persistent, conflicting demands of daily life lead to anxiety, stress and tension – but mindfulness can:
- Enhance metal clarity and performance
- Reduce or release stress and anxiety and lower the stress hormone cortisol
- Lower blood pressure and risk of heart disease
- Inspire more aliveness, clarity and compassion
- Help you feel relaxed and balanced
Research shows that mindfulness helps us reduce anxiety and depression. Plus, it teaches us how to respond to stress with awareness of what is happening in the present moment rather than simply acting instinctively.
Mary-Jo’s mindfulness coaching will help you reduce scattered thinking, emotional reactivity and stress while boosting memory, focus, cognitive flexibility and even relationship satisfaction. You’ll enhance your self-insight, intuition and fear modulation – all functions associated with the brain’s middle prefrontal lobe area.
Evidence also suggests that mindfulness meditation has numerous health benefits, including increased immune functioning, reduced psychological distress hormones and improved information processing speeds and neuroplasticity.
If you’re ready to experience all the benefits mindfulness has to offer, Mary-Jo would love to guide you along your journey.