3 Surprising Ways Mindfulness Can Change You

For years, we have been learning about mindfulness and all the wonderful things it does for us. Recently, leaders in mindfulness research released new studies showing even more ways that mindfulness is helpful: (1) Mindfulness can make you kinder. Study participants who practiced mindfulness had higher empathy for a person in pain, who needed a seat in a crowded waiting room. (2) In multiple studies, results showed that those who practiced mindfulness had better relationships, due to being more willing to forgive. (3) Get back your sense of wonder. By mindfully stopping to appreciate the little details of life, your childlike wonder is renewed.

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