Time for month seven of Mindfulness Meditation exercises! You can read through all the previous Mindfulness Meditation months to get yourself going before this one, but then come back to join us here!
Mindfulness Meditation is about finding ways to help center yourself. These exercises are meant to help you find some peace within yourself, and help guide you towards a more calm and positive existence. You can practice these activities on the train, in the car, in the bathroom, at a restaurant – wherever works for you. The most important thing is to do them – and do them consistently – in order to see their effectiveness on your life.
Mindfulness Meditation Exercise – Month #7
This exercise is about relieving the stress and finding the inner piece. Here is my challenge to you:
Give yourself three (extra) hours away from electronics each week.
Our world is full of stresses and distractions. When you get on Facebook, Twitter or sit in front of the news, hours can pass without your even noticing it. And when you finally get yourself out of the loop, many of those stresses are left right there with you, in your head, all day long. To help cut this stress and find some inner piece, choose three extra hours each week where you can get away from the electronics. Read a book, do a crossword or jigsaw puzzle, visit with friends or family members, work in a garden, crochet, bird watch, hike or anything else that will get you away to a peaceful place. If you read books on a Kindle or by any other electronic method, please make sure that your notification settings are off or you will be doing yourself a disservice. This is a gift that you are giving yourself, so enjoy it. Good luck!