I've only been truly practising mindfulness for the last few years, but it's truly been a revelation to me. Modern life is a minefield of distractions, each fragmenting our attention with beeps, vibrations, notifications and interruptions.
Mindfulness practice has allowed me to feel empowered when life is moving at a hundred miles an hour - offering a series of techniques to bring focus back to the present moment, stop, and take a breath. Or two.
There's something contradictory about using an anti-mindfulness device (my phone) to help improve my mindfulness practice, but there have been a host of great apps, designed to do just that. And here are my three favourites.Read More