A classic meditation with Gelong Thubten, which you can come back to time and time again. This practice focuses on the senses, the room around you and the breath to cultivate a deeper sense of ease and awareness. A great practice for beginners and those with more experience.Read More
Practising mindfulness and meditation, even just for five minutes, can be really beneficial for your mental well-being. Reducing stress, supporting emotional regulation, improving focus, and creating a deeper sense of inner peace. These short 5-minute mental breaks are easy to add to busy days.
1. Stress Reduction and Resilience
A few minutes of stillness and slow breathing helps lower your stress levels, calm racing thoughts, and create a sense of relaxation. Over time a regular meditation or mindfulness practice can help build resilience to stress, increasing your capacity for handling challenges.
2. Emotional Rgulation
Mindfulness practices create space to connect with your emotions, allowing you to tune in to how you feel and better manage your emotional well-being. Over time this can create a greater sense of emotional balance.
3. Enhanced Self-Awareness
The same space that creates emotional stability, also allows for greater self-awareness, creating a deeper understanding of yourself, your reactions, and your experiences.
4. Improved Focus
Regular meditation has been shown to enhance concentration, allowing you to more easily concentrate on tasks throughout your day.
5. Better Sleep
Sleep is a huge contributor to good mental health. Meditating before bed has been shown to enhance sleep, making it easier to nod off and stay asleep for longer.