If you haven’t tried mindfulness meditation yet, why are you still waiting? This practice can calm you during troubled times and improve your decision-making skills. It’s free, and you can do it anywhere.
“But I don’t have the time,” you might complain. Fair enough — after all, if you’re trying to homeschool children while juggling work responsibilities, your plate might spill over. Luckily, you can perform the following mindfulness skyscraper technique in only one minute. It takes longer than that to fix a cup of tea.
Step One: Set Up Your Body to Relax
Did you know that the word “pandiculation” means to yawn and stretch at the same time? This action calms both your body and mind. When you yawn, you tend to exhale twice as long as you inhale. Doing so activates the parasympathetic nervous system — the bodily system that tells you to relax.
Breathe deeply, feeling…