Many psychologists believe that our emotions begin with a physical sensation, positive or negative. When we focus on positive sensations that are calming, we can emotionally become calm.
Today, our mindfulness practice will focus on positive physical sensations to mindfully be in the moment and anchor us in the present.
Washing Hands Meditation
When we wash our hands in warm water, it opens the blood vessels and tricks your brain out of a stressful state.
– When you go to wash your hands, be mindful of the sensation of the water and soap as your rub your palms, between your fingers and on top of your hands. Breath deeply allowing your breathing enhance the feel of water and soap.
– How does this moment feel?
– How is it making the rest of your body feel?
Repeat every time you wash your hands today.
Make a mental note about this #mindfulmoment and congratulate yourself for being in the present.
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