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5-Minute Mindfulness Tips

TIP 1 – Use Your Breath

Focusing on the speed, depth and quality of your breath can impact your brain and body all day long, and can help you to relax. Start by focusing on each inhalation and each exhalation. Move on to other simple breathing exercises.

Tip 2 - Take a 15-Minute Mindful Movement & Meditation Break

Tip 3 - Take Advantage of Mindfulness Resources (many are free)

Headspace (app) Stop, Think, Breathe (app, kids version as well Mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR), University of Massachusetts UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center The Free Mindfulness Project UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness Insight Meditation Society

Interested in reading more about the scientific research around mindfulness?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/inspired-life/wp/2015/05/26/harvard-neuroscientist-meditation-not-only-reduces-stress-it-literally-changes-your-brain/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.c4c88ccd7635

https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2018/06/mindfulness-meditation-and-relaxation-response-affect-brain-differently/

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