The connection between emotional wellness and a juggling toy might not be readily apparent, but to juggle anything one must practice mindfulness. Current psychotherapy practices often focus on mindfulness in the treatment process as well.
Crystal Stix juggling forces the brain to remain in the here and now. Up front and present. Alert and in control. In dealing with long term depression and ptsd, Boshemia found that her mind was rarely if ever located in the here and now. Digging through the past, agonizing about the future, what still needs to be done, what could have done better. It is a vicious circle.