Maybe you have noticed that when you are doing rather recognizable and repetitive tasks, like driving your car, or vacuuming, that you mind is regularly miles away thinking about something different? You might be fantasising about going on a holiday, worrying about some upcoming occasion, or thinking about any number of other things. In either case you aren’t focusing on your own present experience, and you aren’t actually in touch with the ‘here and now.’ This way of working is often referred to as automatic pilot mode.
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A less formal approach to mindfulness can also help you to stay in the present and fully participate in your life. It’s possible for you to choose any task or moment to practice cozy mindfulness, whether you are eating, showering, walking, touching a partner, or playing with a child or grandchild.
See the web sites listed below for additional information on mindfulness meditation practice
- Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation
- Your Brain on Meditation – Skidmore News
- Colby Mindfulness | Community at Colby College … – WordPress.com
- Motherhood Mindset: Three Ways to Practice Mindfulness With Your Baby – Huffington Post