When you find yourself standing in a long line, instead of getting frustrated with the wait, why not use the time to clear your mind with a little mindfulness?
Sometimes it feels like thoughts are jumping all over the place, like a monkey swinging from vine to vine. This constant mental activity can create worry, stress, and even loss of sleep. This Monday, destress with some focused and centered breathing to tame your monkey mind.
Make Monday an occasion to try some mindful walking when you need to de-stress for a few minutes between activities.
When situations become heated, give your stress a time-out this Monday. Putting on the brakes in a stressful situation can stop the momentum of your stress from building and preserve your well-being.
This Monday, destress by exploring a garden or park near you! It can benefit your mind, body, and soul. Take a stroll through a park on your way to work, enjoy your lunch hour in a garden near your office, or sit on a lawn for an outdoor evening concert or movie.
Typically, we think of kindness as flowing out to others, but it can also mean being kind to ourselves. Let’s use Monday to see kindness in a new light.
How do you calm down when you’re feeling stressed? It’s an important question to ask yourself. One recommendation from doctors and scientists is to focus on your breath. This Monday, we share popular yet researched-supported breathing techniques to help you calm down quickly.
Power up your Monday with positivity by cultivating gratitude. You’ll experience more well-being, less fatigue, and a brighter outlook.
Want a successful and enjoyable tactic for keeping calm when things are stressful? Take a moment to return to your center this Monday by visualizing a stress-free, happy place.
Monday is for taking a fresh approach to re-imagining your future. If you’ve been feeling stressed, take a moment to see a different outcome.