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Focus! Why “Mindfulness Is Better Than Chocolate”

Posted on 01-29-15 in Mental Health

mindfulness better than chocolate

It is a bold statement: mindfulness is better than chocolate. How could the practice of being mindful and present in each moment be better than one of the best comfort foods out there? David Michie is prepared to tell you why.

In Michie’s book “Mindfulness Is Better Than Chocolate: A Practical Guide to Enhanced Focus and Lasting Happiness in a World of Distractions” he provides tips on how to rewire one’s brain for happiness through the implementation of mindfulness. Mindfulness is paying attention to the present moment, deliberately and without judgment. It is a mental practice that provides huge benefits to those to use it. Making mindfulness a part of one’s daily life can provide a reduction in stress, strengthen the immune system, help one break bad habits more easily, improve self esteem and more.

Michie points out that each person’s point of view of the world is their own creation. If one emphasizes distractions they will constantly be distracted but if they emphasize being in the moment then they can enjoy freedom within their daily life. Michie uses a combination of Buddhist teachings and contemporary science to teach readers how to experience a stress-free mind. Through the use of mindfulness and meditation Michie teaches readers to find the things they need to lead fulfilled and content lives.

“Mindfulness is Better Than Chocolate” is praised as “a practical and informed exposition of meditative techniques, complemented by a lucid scientific overview” and a “delightful read.”

Author David Michie is an internationally best-selling author and has been delivering mindfulness and meditation seminars to a diverse range of audiences for the past five years. Michie has also been a keynote speaker at a number of national conferences and has been commissioned to contribute to multiple major newspapers and magazines including USA Today and The Daily Telegraph (UK). To learn more about David Michie and his book “Mindfulness is Better Than Chocolate” you can visit www.davidmichie.com for more information.

Written by Brianna Gibbons, Sovereign Health Group writer