How To Practice Mindfulness For Beginners

Practicing spiritual wellness and learning how to practice mindfulness for beginners, is the key to living a life of fulfillment, success, peace, love, prosperity, and joy.

All the same, you don’t get to this level of enlightenment overnight. It calls for discipline, but the advantages are definitely worth the effort you put into it.

So what are a few of these practices? There are a lot of them but let us start with the topic of mindfulness.

 

 

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Practice Mindfulness

It’s crucial to be aware of the silence around you on a regular basis. The outside world is filled with too much noisy distraction. You have to learn to pay attention to your intuition or divine voice inside and learn to trust it.

It’s also useful to practice being in the here and now. The practice of mindfulness may bring a lot of advantages to your emotional and physical health, as well as to the relationships in your life.

Mindfulness is an astounding tool for stress management and overall wellness as it may be used at virtually any time and may quickly bring lasting results.

The following mindfulness tips are easy and convenient and may lead you to a deeper experience of mindfulness in your daily life.

 

Mindfulness Exercises and Tips

Meditation

Meditation brings a lot of advantages in its own right and has been one of the most popular and traditional ways to accomplish mindfulness for centuries, so it tops the list of mindfulness exercises. Meditation gets to be easier with practice, but it need not be hard for beginners. Simply discover a comfortable place, free of distractions, and calm your mind.

Deep Breathing

That’s correct: mindfulness may be as easy as breathing! Seriously, though, among the most uncomplicated ways to experience mindfulness, which may be done as you go about your day-to-day activities (convenient for those who feel they don’t have time to meditate), is to center on your breathing.

Breathe from your belly instead of from your chest, and try to inhale through your nose and out through your mouth. Centering on the sound and rhythm of your breath, particularly when you are upset, may have a calming effect and help you stay grounded in the here and now.

Listening to Music

Listening to music has a lot of advantages — so many, as a matter of fact, that music is being utilized therapeutically in a fresh branch of complementary medicine known as music therapy. That’s part of why listening to music makes an excellent mindfulness exercise.

You are able to play soothing new-age music, classical music, or a different type of slow-tempo music to feel calming effects, and make it an exercise in mindfulness by truly centering on the sound and vibration of every note, the feelings that the music brings up inside you, and additional sensations that are happening “right now” as you listen.

If additional thoughts creep into your brain, congratulate yourself for noticing, and gently bring your attention back to the present moment and the music you’re hearing.

House Cleaning

The term ‘house cleaning’ has a literal meaning (cleaning up your actual house) as well as a non-literal one (doing away with ’emotional baggage’, letting go of things that non longer serve you), and both may be great stress relievers! Because clutter has several hidden costs and maybe a subtle but significant stressor, house cleaning and decluttering as a mindfulness exercise may bring lasting benefits.

To bring mindfulness to cleaning, you first have to view it as a positive event, a drill in self-understanding and stress relief, instead of merely as a chore. Then, as you clean, center on what you’re doing as you’re doing it — and nothing else.

Feel the warm, soapy water on your hands as you rinse dishes; experience the vibrations of the vacuum as you cover the area of the floor; enjoy the warmth of the laundry as you fold it; feel the freedom of relinquishing unneeded objects as you put them in the donations bag.

It might sound a bit silly as you read it here, but if you approach cleaning as a drill in mindfulness, it may become one.

Honoring Your Thoughts

A lot of stressed and busy individuals find it hard to stop centering on the rapid stream of thoughts consuming their mind, and the idea of sitting in meditation and holding off the onslaught of thought may really cause more stress! If this sounds like you, the mindfulness drill of observing your thoughts may be for you.

Instead of working against the voice in your head, you sit back and “honor” your thoughts, instead of becoming involved in them. As you notice them, you may find your mind-calming, and the thoughts becoming less stressful.

Final Thoughts – Create Your Own Tips!

Yes, that’s right, make or create your ideas and tips on how to practice mindfulness for beginners. Because now you have started doing some practice, you will have some experience to share with beginners new to practicing mindfulness in their lives.

Feel free to comment and share your thoughts and experiences here.

You’re likely now getting the idea that virtually any activity may be a mindfulness exercise, and in a way, you’re correct. It helps to practice meditation or a different exercise that truly centers on mindfulness, but you are able to bring mindfulness to anything you do, and find yourself less stressed and more grounded in the procedure.

Namaste.

 

 

 

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8 thoughts on “How To Practice Mindfulness For Beginners”

  1. Ola, what an informative article. Mindfulness is very close to my heart. I have seen the rewards over and over again. My husband also uses decluttering to clear his mind. The benefits cannot be underestimated. 🙂

    1. Hi Ekufaa, thanks so much for sharing and commenting here – do stop by again to continue to read more interesting posts on the way! 🙂 Ola

  2. Excellent article, Ola! Mindfulness is crucially important in today’s day and age, especially with so many people living in constant fear and uncertainty. I regularly begin everyday with prayer, reading God’s Word, positive affirmations, and exercise. This helps me to put my day into perspective, realize that God has a grand purpose for me today (and I’m going to fulfill it to the best of my ability), and begin everyday with a smile and a positive attitude. So many people need to read this article! I have saved your article and will share it with my friends and family. God bless you!

    1. Thanks for sharing your experience of mindfulness and yes I totally agree, committing our lives to the purpose God has ordained for each of us and living that purpose on a daily basis, using prayer and the word of God is the ultimate approach to achieving mindfulness. 🙂 Ola

  3. Ola,
    I appreciated your post for a couple of reasons. First, you emphasized the simplicity of mindfulness and that anyone could engage in it at any time. Second, you discussed the meaning of honoring your thoughts. It’s good to confront negative thoughts and let them slip away. Thank you for your post!

  4. This article is really brilliant . I found myself practising mindfulness as I was reading through. That’s how powerful your article is. Please keep writing. I like how your mind is focused and sharp after precising mindfulness.

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