I’m stronger, more flexible and my posture has improved (the reminder to “put your shoulders in your back pockets” stays with me all day! ) Friends and family have commented on the changes they’ve noticed – I’m more fit and my clothes fit better.
Sometimes I feel like the endocrinologist and surgeon saved my life. But in other ways, I feel like REV saved my life by giving me the opportunity to take care of my body and my mind in so many ways.
“Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally” (Jon Kabat-Zinn). Notice the words in bold in that description – they are the two key elements of mindfulness.