Can practicing mindfulness meditation help with stressors related to the COVID-19 pandemic?
With Covid being top of mind again this week 😞, many patients have been wondering if practicing mindfulness can help deal with stressors related to COVID-19. I think this article touches on a lot of those points and it’s worth a read. Take a look
There is ample research to support the efficacy of mindfulness meditation on mental health. Perhaps now more than ever, we should be practicing mindfulness techniques to help combat issues related to prolonged quarantine stressors. According to recent research conducted by Julia W. Y. Kam individuals who regularly practiced mindfulness every day for 10 days reported a happier mood than individuals who did not. Not only can practicing mindfulness help with our overall well-being, but it can also act as a buffer against the stressors caused by COVID-19.
Click on the link below to read more on the study conducted by Julia W. Y. Kam and for some tips on how to begin practicing mindfulness.