Maybe you have found 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 may be fantasising about going on a vacation, worrying about some coming occasion, or thinking about any number of other things. In either case you aren’t focusing on your own present encounter, and you aren’t really in touch with the ‘here and now.’ This way of operating is frequently referred to as automatic pilot mode.
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A less formal method of mindfulness can also help you to stay in the present and fully participate in your life. It’s possible for you to pick any task or moment to practice informal mindfulness, whether you’re eating, showering, walking, touching a partner, or playing with a child or grandchild.
A few blog posts I didn’t have time to review and post up spanning steps mindfulness meditation
- Change Your Health (and Life) in 6 Simple Steps – Huffington Post
- Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation
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