Welcome to Being Conscious, the online hub for mental health, mindful living and critical thinking.
Practice cognition through mindful exercises. These texts describe environments, objects, and social situations in a way that increases awareness and gratitude. Emphasis is placed on breathing and mindful meditation. The texts are based on scientific studies, which demonstrate that mindfulness can improve focus, memory, and cognitive thinking, reduce stress and anxiety, and enhance mental health.
These science-based essays explore ideas about everyday life. These include current and ancient social issues, cultural conundrums, philosophical dilemmas, and simple observations about human nature.
This site is for sharing ideas and observations. If you wish to become a contributor, please get in contact. Alternatively, share your thoughts at the bottom of a post or via email.
This is Laura, your host.
She is a perplexing frontline product of millions of years of evolution.
She converts caffeine, plants, and sunlight into patterns of tiny pixelated symbols on a screen. Other skills to be reported.
She has a background in molecular biology – aka staring at life down an electron microscope and believing it is ‘cool’. She mistakenly applies the same method to everyday life, constantly revering and questioning human behavior in modern society.
Her favorite thing is travelling, provoking brain activity in members of the same species and that finding a
With an attempted wink, she wishes you a truly enjoyable day.