People who practice mindfulness experience a type of clarity in their day-to-day lives that other people, usually, do not. The healthy habits learned from mindful meditation are more than just eliminating stress—a mindful life also involves learning the tools to help you deal with any situation life might throw your way.
This is exactly what Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D., Psychologist, author and mindfulness enthusiast, discusses in her recent article on The Huffington Post, in which she outlines seven helpful habits that mindful people have.
7 things mindful people do differently:
- Express more curiosity
- Forgive themselves
- Hold their emotions lightly
- Practice compassion
- Make peace with imperfection
- Embrace vulnerability
- Understand that all things come and go
Read more about the benefits of all 7 mindful habits on The Huffington Post.
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