Mindfulness = bringing one's complete attention to the experiences occurring in the present moment in a nonjudgmental, accepting way.
Its positive effects on attention, motivation, memory, creativity, coping and stress reduction, as well on insomnia have been studied, proved and published.
Mindfulness will be used in almost every workshop : participants will be taught to use non-judgmental awareness while paying attention to the present
MINDFULNESS IS NOT
Mindfulness-based therapy for insomnia (MBTI): Mindfulness techniques target the same cognitive patterns that perpetuate insomnia such as attitude and attention towards sleep disturbances, rumination, persistent worries and avoidance behaviors.
Adding Mindfulness has recently be proved to significantly strengthen the effects of CBT-I. This is at least explained by the fact that mindfulness lowers the hyper-arousal state associated with insomnia.
Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) is a clinical program, developed to facilitate adaptation to medical and non-medical problems, which provides systematic training in mindfulness meditation as a self-regulatory approach to stress reduction and emotion management.
It is recognized as an indispensable stress management tool.
Mindfulness neuro-scientifically explained: