For Satwant Saini, her commitment to mindfulness began as a child, rooted in her family’s religion with 4:00 a.m. meditation sessions. But today, she’s made it her own, incorporating the religious aspect while seeking inner peace and help with managing life’s daily stresses.

“For me, it’s being in the now. I don’t want anxiety, so this is how I cut it out of my life,” says Saini. For many Americans, the story is a common one as 80 percent of them report experiencing chronic stress. Busy but well-intentioned adults, knowing all too well that they could use a reset, struggle to incorporate mindfulness or other de-stressors in their lives. Where do families begin? And what is mindfulness, anyway?

Learn more about how to reduce stress in your life in the Digital Edition of the Fall2019 Issue of WellesleyWeston Magazine.