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Sometimes mindlessness is better than mindfulness

6 mins | Sep 27, 2021
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In some situations, don’t pay so much attention. Mindfulness is the most significant mental health trend of the 21st century, promoting self-awareness of your mind, body and surroundings. While it may have some psychological benefits, Alexander P. Burgoyne and David Z. Hambrick reveal that sometimes paying too much attention to your surroundings can be damaging. Particularly when carrying out skills that you have perfected.
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