Practicing mindfulness and compassion

Practicing mindfulness and compassion while you are sick is a powerful practice. It reduces fear, anxiety, and even physical pain, by taking the focus away from your problem to focusing on relieving problems of others. The mindfulness piece focuses our mind in the present moment, thereby removing concept based fear and anxiety — “what if” stuff. It anchors us in the present. It balances our whole being – body, speech, and mind. This strengthens our immune system, enhancing healing.