Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction - How To Use Mindfulness to Combat Depression
(Beat Menopause Weight Gain)
Mindfulness is all about paying attention to the present moment, and letting your mind empty as you focus on your breathing. This simple technique can be a very powerful tool if you're in the grip of depression during the menopause.
The Mental Health Foundation believes that mindfulness is an under-used resources, and has launched the Be Mindful Campaign, to make mindfulness courses much more widely available.
You can read more about mindfulness on the campaign website, give the techniques a try and find a mindfulness course near you. Stress is common in menopausal women, and has an effect on your hormones that encourages weight gain.
Mindfulness could be one helpful, cheap and easy way to relieve stress and improve your mental and physical wellbeing in midlife.
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