Mindfulness is one of the best things you can do to boost your health and well-being, and its benefits include reduced stress, enhanced awareness, better sleep and a revitalised mind and body.
However many of us are put off from practising mindfulness as it is most commonly associated with breathing and calming exercises such as yoga and tai chi.
Described as a “nonjudgemental awareness of experiences in the present moment”, mindfulness is in fact something you can do every minute of the day.
Below is a guide to help you be more mindful from morning till night:
Stretch after waking
Doing some stretching and breathing exercises as soon as you get up in the morning will help prepare you for the day and focus your mind.
Listen to music
Listening to calming music will help you to relax and feel more at ease when stress rears its ugly head. Even your regular playlist will effectively lift your mood and provide relief.
Making gratitude a daily…