Starting Your Mindfulness Practice
For those unfamiliar with mindfulness and meditation, starting can be daunting. But remember, it’s a practice—you get better with time.
Begin Small: Aim for short sessions, even a few minutes of deep breathing or focusing on the present can be beneficial.
Find Guided Sessions: Plenty of apps and online resources offer guided meditation for beginners.
Create a Quiet Space: Find a peaceful spot in your home where you can sit or lie down without interruptions.
Stay Consistent: Like any other skill, the benefits of mindfulness and meditation compound with consistency.
Incorporating mindfulness and meditation into your daily routine won’t eradicate anxiety overnight, but with time, they can become powerful tools in your mental wellness arsenal. Whether you’re taking a moment to feel the texture of your morning coffee cup, or dedicating 20 minutes to a deep meditation session, these practices can help steer your mind away from overwhelming anxiety and towards a calm oasis.