How often do you do just one task at a time? Multitasking has become a way of life. We are constantly juggling our cell phone, visit this emails, texts, errands and countless other things! Multitasking puts our bodies under a great deal of stress and can be unproductive. So, what’s the solution? Practice mindfulness! Pay attention to your thoughts and focus fully on the present.
Want to give it a try? Here are a few simple exercises that will make you a mindfulness pro!
- Set the tone for your day by practicing mindfulness in the morning. Sit quietly and just breathe.
- When stopped at a red light fight the urge to reach for your cell phone. Instead, pay attention to your environment and breathing.
- Eat a meal mindfully, don’t rush through. Notice the taste and texture of each bite.
- Unplug for a few hours each evening by putting your cell phone and iPad in another room.
Mindfulness is one of the most basic forms of meditation. Incorporate these practices into your routine for stress relief and a sense of calm!