Mindfulness is the mental state achieving by focusing your awareness on the present moment. While focusing on the present moment, you are calmly recognize and accepting your feelings, thoughts, and sensations.
Mindfulness practice has been used for religious, scientific, and even therapeutic purposes. It serves a positive function to mental health, which naturally makes experts more resilient in spreading knowledge on mindfulness and its benefits.
TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a set of global conferences run by Sapling Foundation. It originally focused on technology and design, but it has since broadened to focus on scientific and cultural topics. It has also become an internet favorite, with several videos going viral.
I hope this list encourages you to get up and move today.
7 Inspirational Mindfulness Ted Talks To Watch Today
All It Takes Is 10 Mindful Minutes
Do you know how much time you have spent being lost in thought? In his talk, Puddicombe asks how many audiences have ever looked after their mind? Meditation, he said, could be the aspirin for the mind. He also tells about some his wonderful experiences and what he learned as a monk at the Himalayas.
The Art of Stillness
Do you wonder what kind of insights traveling gives you? For the love of flying, Iyer decided to become a travel writer for his job. Based on observing his thought through his journey all over the word, he found out that, “There is nothing either good or bad, as Shakespeare told us in ‘Hamlet’, but thinking makes it so.”
He gives us an astonishing information about meditation that he’s learned from visiting at many of the top social network institutions. He finally found the secret of stillness whereby creativity and joyfulness are refreshed again.
The Practice of Mindfulness
Diana Winston shows you some of the research about the many benefits of mindfulness and why it has been helpful suffering from physical symptoms of stress. She also tells us why people are happier if they pay attention to the present moment.
The Mindful Way Through Depression
Depression is episodic and recurrent. From his experience working with people having a mood disorder, Zindel faced the challenge of helping people recover from depression and continue with a healthy mindset.
He wanted to understand the triggers that could make people go back to depression. He found that mindfulness plays an important role in preventing depression.
Mindfulness and Healing
Shannon was diagnosed with cancer when she was 21 years old. She has been through lots of battles throughout the entire process but eventually beat it. However, her battle with depression began.
Shannon went through periods of keeping and relieving tension. Observing the effect, she proposes that yoga helps build the mind-body connection.
Mindfulness in Schools
Do you think mindfulness is too boring to make young people care to want to flourish? Burnett launched his project “dot B”, which aims to provide engaging, fun, memorable and practical use of meditation.
He tells us that the other mode of mind, apart from thinking, is sensing. He also shows how training more in sensing can help children cope with depression and anxiety from over-thinking.
How Mindfulness Meditation Redefines Pain, Happiness, and Satisfaction
Dr. Kasim Al-Mashat
Even when we have everything we want, why does it seem not enough? Through his 8 weeks in mindfulness program, Dr. Kasim Al-Mashat tells us of his hilarious and joyful experiences in the forest.
“Look at pain as pain”, he says.