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Mindfulness and the Brain

How does the brain react to different emotions and experiences? In this article, Lara Boyd discusses brain response.
Drawing of man and dog each thinking of many things and not enjoying walk
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Brain Response

Listen as Lara Boyd describes how the brain responds to different experiences. Lara is PT, PhD, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia. Click the back button to return to the course.

MindFULL or Mindful?

Is your mind FULL? Or are you mindful? Reflect on the image above. What does this image tell you? Do you feel you are present and mindful when you should be?

Mindfulness in Everyday Life

Any activity can be done with mindfulness! It’s a moment-to-moment approach to engaging fully in your experience, whatever that experience may be.

Daily Practice

There are many routines we do every day that we can do in mindful ways. We invite you to focus on your daily routines in mindful ways. Consider one part of your day that you could do mindfully.

*Brushing your teeth *Going for a walk *Reading to a child *Eating a meal *Listening to music *Shopping for groceries

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