We live in a society that is constantly on the go. Do you ever feel like your life is just passing you by and there is nothing that you can do to slow it down? Ayurveda teaches the practice of being mindful with what you do and how you live your life. Living a balanced, mindful and calm life can lead to health, well-being, longevity, vitality and Bliss. Living a balanced life involves being mindful of what you do in your day-to-day life. It is this mindfulness that leads to cultivating calm in the mind and the body.
Mindfulness is the practice of living in the present, paying attention and accepting your life without judgment. Practicing mindfulness can help you become less stressed, improve your memory and attention and enhance your relationships as well as your well-being.
Below you will find seven tips to help you cultivate calm and bring more bliss into your life. Have fun practicing the blissful tips and feel free to experiment with the tips such as using 2 tips a day. At the end of each day take some time to reflect on how often you used the tip and how it made you feel throughout the day. The more you practice using the tips in your day to day living, the calmer your life will become and the easier it will be for you to eliminate stress from your mind, body and life.
BLISSFULNESS TIPS TO CULTIVATE CALM EVERY DAY OF THE WEEK:
- FIND OUR THE EXACT MOMENT OF THE SUNSET IN YOUR AREA.
For two minutes before and two minutes after, simply watch the sun set without thinking about what happened today or what will happen tomorrow.
At various times thought the day, take a few second to focus on your breath entering and leaving your body.
- GO TO THE WATER
Whether it’s a pond, a river, a lake, or an ocean, take a moment to watch the water move.
- ABSTAIN FROM SOCIAL MEDIA, WHETHER IT’S FACEBOOK, TWITTER, OR ANY OTHER SOCIAL APP.
Instead make today about face-to-face connections.
- FOR TWO MINUTES TODAY, TAKE A SERENITY BREAK.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply while focusing on how your body is feeling. Need help? Go to (add link for Blissful Living Article)
- WHEN YOU INTERACT WITH OTHERS TODAY, LET GO OF HOW THEY MAY AFFECT YOU.
Instead, think of how what you will say and what you will do affects them.
- USING THREE BLANK PIECES OF PAPER, WRITE ABOUT WHATEVER COMES TO MIND.
It doesn’t have to be good. Just write about something. Don’t stop until you’ve filled your three pages.
Mindfulness helps to cultivate calm which leads to cultivating Bliss, that enhances our physical, mental and emotional well-being. The beauty of being in a calm, balanced state is that it is enchanting, tantalizing and hypnotic guaranteed to leave you wanting more.
Wishing you peace to your mind, wellness to your body and tranquility to your spirit.
Rochel Marie Lawson, RN, AHP, CMS
The Queen of Feeling Fabulous
Host of Blissful Living
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