With the holidays approaching quickly, it's difficult to remember to take the time to slow down, enjoy the present, and be fully aware of the moments passing us by. Mindfulness is something that we all talk about, but sometimes, forget to practice. Mindfulness is defined as: a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique. We think that Thanksgiving week is the perfect time to work on our mindfulness and be thankful for all that we have in our lives.
Talking about mindfulness can be scary, because it's new. But there are some simple techniques for slowly implementing mindfulness that are easy to add to your daily routine. Start practicing mindfulness this week with five easy steps:
Looking for more facts and activities on mindfulness? Check out these useful links we've found to help get you started:
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