"A new study examines how different aspects of mindfulness influence our emotional well-being.

In a study published in the journal Emotion, researchers from Germany aimed to differentiate how specific components of mindfulness influenced people’s feelings in daily life. They found that when it comes to our emotions, not all mindfulness skills are created equal.

While there is an abundance of research supporting the benefits of mindfulness, the term “mindfulness” is incredibly broad. Some people cultivate mindfulness in order to hone their attention and focus, while others see it as a tool for a kinder attitude and more intentional behavior. While seemingly simple, practicing mindfulness actually involves a variety of skills."

Which Mindfulness Skills Can Benefit You? — by Hooria Jazaieri