Over past twenty years, programs based on mindfulness have got very crucial for westerners and in psychological and medical community of Western region it’s considered as an effective technique to help people, whether they might be healthy or sick. The stress reduction program based on mindfulness was founded by Jon Kabat-zinn during the year 1979 who defines mindfulness as non-judgemental consciousness that continues every moment to moment.
There are different methods which are utilized at the time which is set apart particularly for mindfulness meditation, like body scan techniques which let your thoughts arise and go away and especially at time of normal life, that includes being conscious about texture and taste of food that you take. The practice of mindfulness which his demonstrated scientifically has an increase the ability of the body to heal and move from a ability to make use of correct prefrontal cortex to inclination towards using left prefrontal cortex which is related with a trend that leads from depression and towards relaxation, emotional balance and happiness.
The progressive muscle relaxation technique by Jacobson was created by famous physician of America Edmund Jacobson during the early 1920s. During this practice a person tends to relax and tense certain groups of muscles in chronological pattern and they concentrate on their feeling. This technique has assisted helping people with different conditions particularly with high anxiety.