What are the benefits of mindfulness on the body and mind?
Among its theorized benefits are self-control, objectivity, affect tolerance, enhanced flexibility, equanimity, improved concentration and mental clarity, emotional intelligence and the ability to relate to others and one’s self with kindness, acceptance and compassion.
What is a state of mindfulness?
Mindfulness is characterized by a nonjudgmental awareness of and attention to moment-by-moment cognition, emotion, and sensation without fixation on thoughts of past and future (cf. Kabat-Zinn, 1990).
What is body image influenced by?
Body image in pre-teens and teenagers: influences
Your child’s body image is influenced by many factors. These factors include family environment, ability or disability, the attitudes of peers, social media, cultural background and more. Puberty is also a big influence.