Mindfulness is “paying attention to the present moment on purpose, without judgment.” You can do this with any activity, at any time. For instance, when washing the dishes, don’t think about your to-do list. “Just pay attention to the sensory experience” of doing the dishes. When playing with your child, focus on the experience of being with them. I promise (well, not literally) that you will have a completely different experience and feel like a better parent and person for that.
I often suggest that my clients try some form of breathing exercise much like the link provided: breathing exercise . These can be done once in the morning and once during the day, along with this body scan as you lie down to sleep. Try setting your alarm 5 minutes earlier so that you can start out your day in a good way!
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