UIU 432 Journal Topic.Mindfulness.docx - Running head MINFULNESS WELL-BEING Mindfulness Well-Being Brooke Chandler Upper Iowa University 1 MINDFULNESS

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Running head: MINFULNESS & WELL-BEING 1 Mindfulness & Well-Being Brooke Chandler Upper Iowa University
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MINDFULNESS & WELL-BEING 2 Mindfulness & Well-Being Mindfulness and well-being go hand in hand to create a person who is aware and attentive to the things around (Brown & Ryan, 2003). This helps create a focus where any goal can be accomplished without multitasking or distractions, literally by keeping your eye on the prize (Weinstein, 2015). The Mindful Attention Awareness Scale (MAAS) is a self-guided inventory to see how mindful a person is (Brown & Ryan, 2003). The results of more mindfulness can help decrease stresses and promote optimal health (Brown & Ryan, 2003). Results My score on the Mindful Attention Awareness Scale (MAAS) resulted in between 3 and 4. For the amount of stress going on in my life I consider that not bad, however, there is a strong need for improvement. My results surprised me a little bit because of the amount of stress I have been under. Chronic stress can result in several physiological problems, including memory(FIND CITATION). In my past, during times of stress I have noticed that my head does not seem clear,
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