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Day 21: #MindfulMonday

by Ashley Foster - May 21, 2018

woman sitting on rock in yoga pose
Are you ready for another #MindfulMonday? Research indicates that people who practice mindfulness regularly experience benefits like reduced rumination (repeated thoughts about distress or problems without finding solutions), reduced stress levels, boosted working memory, increased focus, less emotional reactivity and more relationship satisfaction.

Guided meditations are a great way to practice mindfulness. Our friends at the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center have guided mindfulness meditations available in English and Spanish on their website at

Today’s challenge is to try one of these guided meditation activities, which range from 3-19 minutes long. Tell us which one you decided to try and share any other meditation resources you like to use by posting with #uaex4mind4body.

Reference: Mental Health America