04 Jul Want to be more mindful? Try doing these 5 small things every morning…
Mindfulness is increasingly being seen as a key contributor to happiness and mental health.
But how can one be more mindful given our busy and hectic lifestyles?
The answer to this question will make most people happier so if you want more happiness in your daily life then keep reading below…
via Today.com by Angie Johnsey
Do you feel as if you walk around life on autopilot, going through the motions but never really seeing, hearing, embracing, enjoying or experiencing life? Do you ever truly hear what others are saying to you, or are you busy multitasking and carrying out your own conversations in your mind while they speak to you? Are you taking in every moment and living a life of presence?
If you would like to have a more mindful existence and a richer life experience, the following five suggestions can help.
1. Be here now.
For 10 minutes each morning, do everything with great focus and purpose. Meaning, if you are brushing your teeth, look at the toothbrush. Really look at it. Now watch yourself putting the toothpaste on your brush. Notice every detail. Think about how you are brushing your teeth.
You are training your mind to put the focus on your outside world, instead of living inside of the mind thinking of the past or future and missing what you are experiencing right now.
2. Stop talking.
For 10 minutes each morning, go on silent retreat. Notice when you want to speak and what your mind wants you to say. Notice how you want to respond immediately to questions and rarely allow for space…
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