MOVING MINDFULLY CREATES CALM
Practicing Mindfulness.35 Daily Mindfulness Moments to create calm
Practicing to focus your attention during everyday moments.
Bringing your attention into focus throughout the day is what is often referred to as “being in the present moment.”
This week, practice bringing your attention into focus, during these everyday moments, starting from Morning through to Evening.
Note: You will periodically notice that you have forgotten to bring awareness to the forefront of what you are doing, which is perfectly normal at first, so be patient with yourself as you move through the exercise
During these activities:
Move deliberately slower
Breathe deliberately slower
Bring awareness to each individual action, and body part used, while performing the task
Perform the task in slow-motion to enable yourself to be mindful of each action, and each moment
1. Waking / stretching
2. Making the bed
3. Brushing your teeth
4. Showering or bathing
5. Washing you hair
6. Shaving & moisturizing
7. Toweling your body
9. Walking to the kitchen
10. Preparing breakfast
11. Eating breakfast
12. Washing Dishes / stacking the dishwasher
13. Making Tea / Coffee
14. Filling-up a water bottle
15. Walking between rooms
16. Washing hands
19. Using a computer
23. Using public transport
24. Waiting for the microwave to finish
25. Brushing your hair
26. Being outdoors
27. Logging-in to check your e-mail
28. Seeing/watching a loved one
29. Talking on the phone
30. Listening to music
31. Sitting down/standing up/bending
32. Beginning/completing an activity/task
33. Eating dinner
35. Getting ready for bed
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Paul J Pettit
Born in Sydney Australia in 1963.
Paul is a practitioner of *Naturopathy, Certified Life Coach, Certified Reflexologist, & Certified Naturopathic Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki Therapist. He is also a published author of a series of self-help books, and Podcast host of the weekly podcast show Mindfulness Mondays
Paul specializes in mindfulness-based practices.
* Naturopaths use natural therapies to treat pathology or diseases and dysfunctions.
For more information on Paul Pettit - http://www.paulpettit.com
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