Mindfulness myths explained


The term mindfulness – have you ever wondered what it really means? Could it help to get us through the Covid 19 pandemic situation in which we all find ourselves? Eugene Farrell, AXA PPP healthcare’s psychological health expert, certainly thinks so.

Mindfulness is an awareness of being

It teaches us to focus our mind on the here and now, to be aware of the space we are moving in, to concentrate on ourselves in that space, to reconnect with our body by paying attention to all that is going on at the present moment.  This awareness of being allows us to notice and change what we are doing now rather than dwelling on it or even regretting it later.

Though medical-grade PPE is in short supply, the good news is it’s very easy to make your own face mask that is suitable for shopping and other instances where you are leaving the home.

Here’s a round-up of some of the best tutorials – there are options for with or without a sewing machine, as well as two no-sew options, too.

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