On this episode of Passion and Potential I’m talking about mindfulness and things you can do to self reflect. During this I’m going to give you some steps and questions for you to do and reflect upon.
I recommend doing these steps for at least 5 days straight. Then you can see how the practices effect you!
Firstly, slow down and notice little things that bring you joy and happiness. That is something big or small.
Above all, take the time to notice the small joys around you in everyday life.
Secondly, spend 10-15 minutes writing down every thought and feeling in a notebook. Again, I recommend trying this for 5 days straight. During these 5 days, notice how it impacts you. While doing this don’t worry about organization. Simply write down the thoughts as they cross your mind. For example, it could be insecurities, fears, or happy things. Just get it all out.
Thirdly, I want you to try to meditate for just a few minutes a day. Meditation helps you slow down and can relieve stress and anxiety. I recommend trying the free smiling mind meditation app (it’s what I use!). On the app, you can choose from a list of different meditations and do whatever speaks to you. There are categories for empowerment, stress relief, anxiety relief, and so much more.
Fourthly, I want you to self reflect and answer these questions.
To clarify, just write down describing words that could be about your personality, appearance, interests, whatever you want.
So, I had my passion and potential facebook group post that on their instagram stories. After that, they were all kind of surprised at the positive ways people described them.
Finally, create a mindfulness vision board. This could be digital or physical, whatever you want. Above all, the board should tie back to the other mindfulness steps. Add your small joys, reminders to journal and meditate, your favorite things, things about you. This should remind you to be more mindful in your day to day life, and appreciate the small things.
I hope this helps you work on being more mindful. Be sure to practice these steps frequently!
til next time my friends – Arastasia
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