Thursday, January 28, 2010

Three Reasons Why Mindfulness Meditation Helps Relationships

In my work as a psychologist, I see a lot of very bright, insightful people who still struggle with relationships, and when I suggest that they start practicing mindfulness meditation, they want to know why and how sitting and meditating can help their love lives. They may know that they "should" meditate because it's good for them, but how is it going to make things better between them and their [fill in the blank: Wife/Husband/Boyfriend/Girlfriend/Partner...]?

Here are three of the many reasons I give to them, with some examples we can all relate to. (More)

Source: Psychology Today

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