By Amanda Da Silva
You don’t need to make big changes to see big results. In fact, little tweaks in your daily routine can go a long way when it comes to productivity and longevity. Changing your life is a slow process, you can’t just completely flip the switch and expect everything to magically fall into place. With that said, here is one simple routine you can incorporate into your day that will make a significant impact on your productivity as well as your development as a person.
Mindfulness practices & daily meditation strategies
Sometimes we’re so consumed by the stress of the ‘daily grind’ that we can’t notice things around us. From the way we commute, the way we work, watch TV, eat, and communicate. This is why being more mindful in the way you live your life is so transformative.
Our work life can be automated which can be great for more consistent results, but our relationships should not fall into mechanical monotony. Start by being mindful of your relationships with the people close to you and try to understand and connect with them. In addition to that, you should also be mindful of your purpose in life. A good way to do that is to have a set of short-term and long-term goals. As these will make you more mindful and intentional of the things you do daily. Moreover, the practice of mindfulness can also be useful in other areas such as nutrition and exercise. This is your mental check in with yourself.
Being mindful by introducing daily meditation strategies can also be about getting in touch with your brain. Meditation is the gateway to your mind; it will bring you more serenity and inner harmony. It will boost your consciousness and make you more aware of your surroundings as well as noticing the things that happen around you. As a result, meditation will help you achieve a higher state of mind that is incredibly efficient at reducing stress.
Mindful meditation is a good way to start or end the day because it helps you become more in touch with your thoughts and feelings. You don’t try to control your thoughts; you just observe them and take note of the patterns. In addition to that, it can be practiced anywhere as long as there is a calm and peaceful space. You don’t need to rush or try harder because it’s not about that.
Your daily routines define how your day unfolds. They act as a checkpoint to make sure that you are on the right track. So, I leave you with one question. What’s the one thing you could do today to incorporate this simple daily routine into your life?