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Mindfulness Peace Mallory Beckwith Therapist

want to improve your life with    mindfulness?

Do you want to live your life in the present moment instead of worrying about the future or ruminating about the past?

Are you interested in learning more about meditation and other mindfulness practices that are scientifically proven to lower depression & anxiety levels?

Tired of living your life stressed out and want to learn techniques to relax?

Mallory can teach you all about mindfulness during therapy sessions and how to implement a daily practice in your life so you can right away begin to reap the benefits of practicing mindfulness. 

What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is a practice that helps you become more present, intentional, and aware in your life. Through mindfulness you will be more in tune of how you are feeling, practice accepting things for what they are, and let go of judgmental thoughts towards yourself and others that cause harm. There are many ways to practice mindfulness that lower anxiety and depression levels, and also help you become more content and peaceful in life. 
 

What are the benefits of mindfulness?

There are countless benefits of incorporating a mindfulness practice into your life. Here are a few mental health and physical benefits of practicing mindfulness.

Mental Health Benefits:

  • Decrease depression & rumination - When you practice mindfulness you return to the present moment instead of thinking about the past or negative thoughts over and over again in your mind.

  • Decrease anxiety - Mindfulness practices help decrease the amount of activity in the amygdala section of the brain which triggers anxiety.

  • Reduces stress - Many studies conducted have proven that mindfulness decreases stress. Mindfulness practices help activate the parasympathetic nervous system that promotes relaxation and healing in the body. (American Psychological Association, 2023)

  • Increases focus - Studies conducted on a group of individuals who practiced mindfulness and a control group of individuals who did not found that the group who did practice mindfulness performed better on tests that measured attention span. (American Psychological Association, 2023)

  • Improves memory - Studies conducted on individuals in the military have proven mindfulness helps improve memory. (American Psychological Association, 2023)

  • Less reactive - Mindfulness practices teach you how to pause and respond to situations instead of impulsively reacting on emotion.

  • Increases ability to communicate emotions - Mindfulness helps you to get in touch with your emotions and become aware of what you are feeling. When you have this awareness it is easier to communicate with others what you are going through. 

  • Increases empathy - Practicing mindfulness by detaching from your own thoughts in a healthy way can help you see someone else's perspective from their point of view thus helping you relate and empathize with them.

Physical Benefits:

  • Lower blood pressure

  • Reduce chronic pain

  • Improve sleep

  • Lower heart rate

  • Feel more relaxed

  • Reduce stress headaches

How will Therapy with mallory help you learn mindfulness?

Mallory studied yoga and mindfulness in Bali, Indonesia 6 years ago and has been teaching mindfulness ever since. In your sessions with Mallory you will learn various mindfulness techniques including:

  1. Meditation

  2. Diaphragmatic breathing

  3. Alternate nostril breathing

  4. 5 senses mindfulness

  5. Mindful movement

  6. Progressive muscle relaxation

  7. Grounding exercises

  8. Visualization 

When you figure out which techniques work for you, Mallory will help you establish a daily 5 minute mindfulness practice to get you started. You will also participate in mindful talk therapy practices with Mallory which will help you notice where you feel emotions in your body, create a deeper more meaningful relationship with yourself, and learn how to be less judgmental of yourself and others.

If you want to learn about mindfulness, expand on your current mindfulness practice and start loving yourself on a deeper level, reach out to Mallory for a free 15 minute phone consultation. Begin reaping all the benefits of practicing mindfulness.

Please note

Safety comes first. If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts or in crisis call the Suicide Prevention Hotline

988 or call 911 immediately.

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