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🎗 Awareness 🏡 Home 🗂 Productivity 🥗 Wellness 🧗 Growth 👨👩👧👧 Family
🧗 How do you stay mindful and present on a daily basis? “Once you understand what it is and how it can shape your life, it seems like the simplest thing to implement.” Read “Where your attention goes, energy flows and results show” — In praise of the Reticular Activating System.
🎗 I’m really busy, is it worth my time to practice mindfulness? “People who practice regularly find that mindfulness contributes to an overall sense of well-being, capability, and contentment.” Read Benefits of Mindfulness & Awareness Meditation.
🏡 Could you use ten simple tips for a mindful home? “How simple? Well, as Karen says, if you can do the first one, the next nine take care of themselves.” Read 10 Tips for a Mindful Home.
🗂 Could mindfulness be the secret to actually accomplishing “less is more”? “You may not notice the improvements in your emotional intelligence, patience, or productivity right away, but if you do it consistently, you will get better.” Read Why Mindfulness Is Your Greatest Productivity Tool: How our greatest gains in productivity are often derived from less productivity, not more.
🥗 Is your glass half-empty or half-full?”Positive thinking doesn’t mean that you keep your head in the sand and ignore life’s less pleasant situations.” ReadPositive thinking: Stop negative self-talk to reduce stress.
👨👩👧👧 How can we be more intentional about family time? “Busy schedules, digital devices, long commutes—all of this leads to families who are disconnected from each other as never before.”Read7 Things Mindful Families Do Differently.