Mindfulness exercises are a great way to reduce stress and increase wellbeing. Give these exercises a try and see how they can help you feel calmer and more balanced
1. Breathing Meditation – This is a great exercise for beginners. Find a comfortable place to sit and take a few deep breaths. Focus on the inhale and exhale of your breath, and notice how your body and mind respond to each one. This exercise helps your body and mind relax and become more aware of the present moment.
2. Body Scan – This exercise is all about focusing on your body and being aware of how it feels. Starting from your toes, slowly work your way up your body, noticing any sensations or emotions that arise. Once you reach the top of your head, take a few deep breaths and relax.
3. Loving-Kindness Meditation – This meditation involves sending positive thoughts and feelings to yourself and others. Take a few moments to think of someone you love and send them positive vibes. You can also use this exercise to cultivate self-love by sending positive affirmations to yourself.