Anxiety isn’t just unpleasant. It’s a prime contributor to poor decision-making. The more anxious you feel, the more likely you are to act on impulse, without weighing or even considering the consequences.
You can be mindful about everything. The next time you go to the grocery store and you pick up those red apples, think about the time it took for those apples to grow, who picked them, and where they came from.
Calm is a tool we learn to use so that we can deal more successfully with life and the problems we all face.
Mindfulness therapies are a way of stepping outside your everyday attitudes and beliefs — those automatic to your thinking — in order to consider alternatives that might improve your life.
You’re aware that music therapy is used in mental health settings. Playing music is great, but for most of us, it’s enough just to listen and be affected.