Art is an Amazing Way to Teach Your Brain About Mindfulness

Kill stress and gain perspective by way of creative expression.

Art is an Amazing Way to Teach Your Brain About Mindfulness


Mindfulness is in vogue. Amidst an ever-changing and daunting modern world that keeps demanding our full attention, the impetus toward slowing down and, as Peter Baumann puts it, learning to pay attention to your own attention, has emerged as an extremely popular way of unwinding.

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