Crystal Goh reported at Mindful.org on a study which explored "whether mindfulness is the result of meditation, a natural disposition, or a spontaneous state of mind."
Spoilers: "Individuals who are naturally mindful can effectively regulate their emotions even without meditation, but for those who are not naturally mindful, simply forcing oneself to be mindful “in the moment” is not enough — it is necessary to engage in mindfulness meditation in order to effectively regulate your emotions" [emphasis mine].
Read the whole article here...
Thanks to Trevor Hattaway for bringing the link and Mindful.org to my attention -
- Catherine Rezza
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