3 Ways Mindfulness Improves Life with a Chronic Condition
Medically reviewed by Murray Zucker, M.D.
Mind over matter. That old adage is seemingly becoming more relevant these days, as an age-old movement known as mindfulness continues to gain traction. Mindfulness is a state of consciousness or awareness, and it can be honed by paying attention to our own thoughts and feelings during meditation. A little mindfulness can go a long way. That’s why everyone from elementary school teachers to human resources departments and medical centers are teaching mindful meditation.
And if you’re living with a chronic condition, mindfulness can help you in three very powerful ways.