In todays fast paced world living in your head, on autopilot, with persistent negative worries is common. Lots of people in different walks of life live like this without actually realising it. Mindfulness can help by allowing you to spend meditative time giving yourself a choice of being on autopilot or simply being you. Personally I prefer the latter.
Mindfulness - What is Mindfulness and How Can it Help Me?
Mindfulness is a meditative practice that allows us to pay more attention to our thoughts, emotions, associated feelings in our body and the world around us in the present moment. It allows us to see thoughts simply as thoughts. It allows us to choose to simply be ourselves, rather than being on autopilot, living in our head, like we are most of the time. So lets look at what it is and how to do it in more detail. Also answering how this meditation practice can help you.