Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Mindful moments in our Day

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My lovelies! How are things going today? Did you get out of bed in a rush? Did you start your day on a sprint? Mind full of things to do and worry of not enough time to do it?
I use to know that feeling until I began to practice Meditation and Yoga. I found myself going a little backwards these past two months dealing with my grandma's issues but the other night I just stopped everything I was doing went into my room, shut off the lights, sat on my floor and took some deep breaths.

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I've been waking up with several to do lists from calling doctors to following up on medical supplies and to be honest I am tired. By the time I reach my office I feel like I've been up for hours. Recently I realized I can't keep going on like this because I don't know how long this journey with my grandma will be and because she is in her last stage of Alzheimers there is a lot more to come I must be ready for.

I caught an old episode of  Oprah's Super Soul Sunday in which she spoke with a man by the name of Jon Kabat-Zinn. He shared his story and how he implements a mindful morning routine. I found it to be interesting and helpful in my current situation. It helped me to remember my own practice and purpose I have set for myself .
I'm sharing it here with you in hopes that if any of you are feeling as I have been you know that there are options and you aren't alone in having a few crazy filled days.

mindful.org

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What tools do you use to slow your pace down? How do you cope with those days that to do list seems to never end? Start a conversation.

Always stress free xo.

8 comments:

  1. Thank you for sharing your words at #OMHGWW. Really great advice and best wishes to you in your busy life!

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    1. Donna thanks for visit and comments and thanks for support over at link party :)!

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  2. I usually read or listen to my favorite music when I need to slow down a little. I love Michael Jackson and his voice always calms me down. And I read about 4-5 books at a time (in rotation, I read 100 pages at a time in the rotation) and that is very soothing.

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    1. Jennice hey! Nice choices I love MJ too great voice huge talent :)

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  3. Beautiful post and my feature this week on Wake up Wedneaday. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Thank you Beth for visit and comment hope to chat with you again :)

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  4. Beautifully written! I also meditate, although not as often as I'd like. It really changes my mood and my perspective when I do... sometimes we really just need to breathe. Thanks for linking up at the Manic Mondays blog hop!

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    1. Thanks Meredith glad you enjoyed. Appreciate the support over at MM! I have to get back to my daily practice it really does change y whole attitude. Have a great weekend hope to chat again soon :)

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