Meditation Instructor Certification Article on Mindfulness

Meditation is  key way to spiritually and emotionally rewind.  Mindfulness is also an application some use.  Mindfulness and meditation both help individuals but they differ in their approach.

The article, “How mindfulness, meditation can benefit both spiritual and physical health” by Eliza Smith-Driggs looks at mindfulness and meditation as way to find health.  She also explains how they differ.  She states,

“Dr. Annie Budhathoki, doctor of acupuncture and oriental medicine and licensed acupuncturist at the Huntsman Cancer Institute, teaches her cancer patients both mindfulness and meditation practices.  She distinguished the two this way: “Mindfulness focuses the mind on one thought or object. … Meditation is about emptying the mind.” She said emptying the mind is harder for people in pain, whereas focusing the mind on something positive can be more effective.”

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Mindfulness and meditation both have unique qualities that lead to healthier lives. Please also review AIHCP’s Meditation Instructor Certification


Please also review AIHCP’s Meditation Instructor Certification and see if it matches your academic and professional goals.  The program is online and independent study.  The certification is four years and open for qualified professionals.