Mindful in May – Be Part of the Ripple Effect

Health & Wellbeing April 21 2015

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‘Mindfulness’ has been a major wellness buzzword in recent years, but what exactly does it mean and what kind of impact will implementing it have? From focusing on being fully present and aware in the current moment to taking time for meditation, being ‘mindful’ is a kind of mental training that that can enhance resilience, focus and overall emotional intelligence and wellbeing.

Founded by Dr. Elise Bialylew, Mindful in May is an online global mindfulness campaign that teaches thousands of people worldwide to meditate, whilst raising funds for Charity Water to build clean water projects in the developing world.

For $30 registration to the challenge, Mindful in May offers weekly audio meditation downloads and exclusive access to video interviews from global leaders in the field of mindfulness, mindset and wellbeing delivered daily to your inbox in May. For a challenge to meditate for 10 minutes a day during May, sponsors can support you and help to raise funds for the one in nine people living in the developing world without access to clean and safe drinking water.

The benefits of mindfulness meditation:

-       Structural changes in the brain associated with enhanced mental performance
-       Reduced stress and its negative impact on the body and mind
-       Improved physical and mental wellbeing
-       Increased happiness
-       Enhanced immune function

If you would like to get involved with Mindful in May, register at www.mindfulinmay.org before April 30th.