Click on the image to the left to see Dr. Beech explain the use of Mindfulness in the book "But Aren't I Lucky That..."

The concept of mindfulness is on the very first page. It is portrayed as Tiger wakes up and takes a moment to notice the sounds, smells and feeling of his room. In this way he is being mindful. Mindfulness is the act of being present in the moment. Experiencing what you see, what you smell, what you hear, what you taste, what you touch and what is touching you. By being more present in the moment we become calm and more focused. It sounds simple, and it is. It is also powerful. Recent studies have found that using mindfulness exercises has verifiable benefits for those that are experiencing severe stress and anxiety such as Panic Disorder and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Click here to read the article “Being Mindfully Present

Mindfulness Exercises:

Your Mind is Like an Ocean

(for Teens and Adults)