The Basics of Practicing Mindfulness
June 13, 2013
Hosted by Leah Brenda Smith
The practice of mindfulness is about bringing your complete attention to the present moment and being open to experiences as they arise. Mindfulness is an ancient practice with roots in many religious and spiritual practices throughout the world. Some mental health professionals recommend mindfulness to their patients who suffer from anxiety and depression because, using techniques of mindfulness is an effective way of coping with stress and worry. There are many ways to practice mindfulness and numerous techniques such as: focusing on your breath, thoughts, emotions, or body sensations. Mindfulness exercises can be practiced formally while sitting, or informally while enjoying simple tasks of daily living like eating, driving, cooking, walking, or doing the dishes. When you bring mindfulness to your everyday activities, wonderful experiences can replace what often feels like mundane or stressful routines of life. Tune in this week as we delve into the practice of mindfulness.
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Come Back To Your Senses Radio is all about providing you with information and experiences to help you, decrease your stress and increase your sense of well-being. How you respond to your thoughts determines your reality. Learn how to use your mind and your natural instincts to create the life you want and discover new ways of appreciating life, yourself, and the people you love. Deep relaxation is strong medicine. Join Health and Wellness Specialist Leah Brenda Smith for down to earth conversations about navigating through the stresses of daily life. Learn easy-to-follow approaches to relaxation that anyone can practice within a few moments while at home, work or play. Call in with questions about what matters to you, and together we will take a common sense approach to restoring and maintaining your well-being while taking relaxation to a whole new level.
Leah Brenda Smith
Leah’s pursuit of consciousness began in 1972 at the Institute of Applied Metaphysics. She has studied, practiced, and taught various approaches to religion, philosophy, meditation, healing, movement, art and music.
Leah is a Reiki Master, and founder of The Divine Lineage of Reiki, and Bone Medicine. She is also certified in Coaching, Craniosacral Therapy, Channeling, Hypnosis, NLP, and Snoezelen. In addition Leah has experience treating many chronic conditions, abuse and addictions recovery, palliative care and bereavement support.
Concurrently, Leah has provided services to people with developmental and other disabilities including sign language interpreting, relaxation techniques, and opportunities to learn about and practice Jewish life.
Leah received the Who’s Who Outstanding Health & Wellness VIP of the year for 2012. She was recognized by the International Women’s Leadership Association for her contribution to Family, Career, and Community.
Leah has always held the vision of a peaceful world inhabited by a loving population; she continues to serve humanity as an international educator, practitioner, and spiritual life coach - in person, by phone, or via Skype.
What her clients are saying: “Leah provides practical information that is easy to apply.” “Leah’s 15 minute treatment gave me the same benefit as the best one hour treatment of any kind.” “Leah’s classes are a delightful expression of spirit.” The bottom line is, fabulous!