This article focuses on the benefits of mindfulness and 6 tips to bring you back into the moment.
Being mindful helps one be more in tune with their thoughts, feelings and emotions - both mentally and physically. Being mindful is about allowing yourself to experience whatever it is that you experience without judgment and to allow things to be as they are.
Mindfulness has many benefits for our over-all well-being. Some of these benefits include:
Decreases stress and anxiety
Heightens our intuition
Strengthening of focus and concentration
Brings you into a non-judgmental state
When we are feeling overwhelmed, stressed or anxious, we tend to be having a lot going on around and within ourselves. The more we practice techniques to bring us back into the moment, the more being in the moment is natural for us.
Here are 6 tips to help being us back into the moment:
Take 5 slow deep breathes in through your nose, exhale through your mouth
Body scan yourself from head-to-toe & focus on any tensed body parts then relax it
Focus on one object in the room: think about the color, the shape of the object, the texture of it, etc..
Pick a color, look around the room & count how many objects of that color you can find
If you have access to a writing material and paper, tune yourself within and doodle/draw the flow of what you are experiencing
Bring your attention to your heart space & allow yourself to focus your attention here
Have you tried any of these techniques to help put you back into the moment? Are there any other tips that have worked for you that are not listed? Please do share in the comments below. Believe in yourself and you can Kreate What U Want