Tuesday, September 15, 2015

5 Easy Ways to Slowdown and focus

Have you ever experienced a day when your mind was everywhere?  You had trouble focusing and your productivity was way down?

In this fast paced world, in which everything is constantly moving with a mile long to do list, it can be hard to simply enjoy life.  Here are 5 ways you can slow your life down to a manageable level.

1) Nurture yourself with your favorite things.  Engage your senses.  Take a hot bath, light a candle, eat a nutricious snack.  The first thing we do when we are scattered is stop paying attention to our bodies.

2)Breathe - Long deep breathing. Circle breath

3)Single Subject -  We often try to multi - task.  Do one thing at a time.  If your working at you desk, turn off your phone or move it away from you.  We especially get distracted by our phones

4)Meditate - meditation can be done even as you are doing the dishes or cleaning.  It's simple a matter of focusing on what it is you are doing.

5)Notice - notice what's around be, appreciate the moment. Notice the way the sun cast shadows on the grass blades and flowers.