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Learn how to reduce stress, improve concentration, and be more present in your life through mindfulness practices.

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Mindfulness involves paying attention to the present moment. Mindfulness practices can help challenge the ways that we can be stuck in automatic pilot–moving through our days with our minds in the past or the future while missing out on the present. Learning how to wake up and be present with mindfulness can be a powerful tool for reducing stress and connecting with our minds and bodies. In fact, research shows that mindfulness can help with many areas of well-being, including reducing stress, increasing concentration, and working memory, improving sleep, letting go of anxieties about the future, and being less stuck in thoughts about the past.

Taken from University of Washington

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Palouse Mindfulness
Mindfulness-based stress reduction resources.

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UCLA Health
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Helpful podcasts, TED talks, and articles from BYU's Counseling and Psychological services.

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