Mindfulness is a word that is now often used in our day to day lives, whether it be on TV in a magazine or even in the workplace. If you have yet to get on the mindfulness train then these 5 techniques will be sure to kick start your journey…
Make a Jigsaw
Piecing together a puzzle has to be one of life’s most simple pleasures which is why we are obsessed with the truly unique, mind focussing puzzles from Cloudberries. With a huge selection of different styles and designs, they really will help you to ground and re-focus the mind.
Try EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique)
EFT is a practice that draws on many ancient remedies to help clear and unblock energetic pathways and bring you back to your body. A very simple technique that can be learned by anyone and used to help with sleep, nerves, anxiety and so much more.
Find an experienced practitioner here.
Omvana lets users create, download and listen to some of the worlds most relaxing sounds. From binaural beats to motivational tracks, use this app to help you sleep, meditate or simply to help to empower, calm and focus you for a busy day ahead.
With so many books out there on mindfulness, it’s hard to know where to start. Finding Mindfulness in a Frantic World by Mark Williams and Danny Penman is a Team Asquith favourite and a great way to begin your mindful journey. With useful tips, explanations and research, it’s a comprehensive look into being mindful and kind to your body.
The perfect app for those moments when life gets a bit overwhelming. Use it to help you focus on your breathing with a clever graphic that keeps your mind focussed and helps to bring you back to your body.
Of course, we also think yoga is a great way to help focus the mind. If you simply can’t get enough of Hatha flow or if you’re addicted to hot yoga, whatever style you practice remember to focus on your breath, your body and how you feel.