Breaking Bad Habits with Mindfulness
Mindfulness put simply is an effective way of learning to focus your attention and stay engaged with what you are doing. It has been shown through countless experts in the field and studies to reduce stress, improve brain performance and enhance well-being. Though can we break bad habits by being more curious about them? Psychiatrist Judson Brewer studies the relationship between mindfulness and addiction — from smoking to overeating to all those other things we do even though we know they're bad for us. Check out this inspiring Ted Talk and learn more about the mechanism of habit development and discover a simple but profound tactic that might help you beat your next urge to smoke, snack or check a text while driving.