Cancer is one of the scariest words in the medical field.
With no simple or painless treatment options or cures available, this disease nothing short of a scary cloud looming in the distance. With a broad range of risk factors and genetic predispositions, no one is safe from developing this life-changing condition. Like for all medical conditions, prevention is often times infinitely easier than a cure.
So, how does one ensure that they are lowering their risk for developing cancer as much as possible?
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The word mindfulness might conjure images of meditation, yoga, and other mainstream new age trends. At a first glance, that wasn’t for me or my lifestyle. But the more I learned about mindfulness and how simple it was, my health improved dramatically!
So what is mindfulness, anyway?
Mindfulness is defined as: a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique. Continue reading How Mindfulness Can Improve Your Health: A Scientific Explanation