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Pursuing Peace: The Importance of Mindfulness

Pursuing Peace: The Importance of Mindfulness

Pursuing Peace: The Importance of Mindfulness

Mindfulness sounds simple, and, in theory, it is simple. But it’s difficult in practice. Being mindful means being present in your environment, being present in the moment, being present in what you’re doing, and being present with others in your environment. 

To some, this level of mindfulness comes naturally. To most, however, it’s challenging. I feel it’s most challenging because so many people are trying to multitask and they’re always thinking of what may happen next, or what they have to do next, or what they could be doing instead. 

Here are two best practices to improve your mindfulness.

  1. Practice Breathing

Most people aren’t taught how to breathe. I’ve worked in healthcare for over 20 years and I can’t tell you how many people I’ve had to teach how to breathe. 

So, why aren’t they learning it? Well, we’re born and the first thing the doctors do is make sure we’re breathing. After that, it just happens. 

Take a moment to sit still and just focus your mind’s attention on your breathing. Focus on your breath in, and then your breath out. Over and over. Feel your belly go in and out with your breath. It also may help you if you have a hand resting on your belly. 

Just sit there and breathe and focus your attention on your breath. 


Your mind will wander. That’s normal. When it does, just acknowledge it and then bring your attention back to your belly rising and falling with your breath. 

Essential oils really help to take your mindful breathing to the next level. I choose which essential oil to use in my breath practice depending on if I’m trying to calm my mind, focus my mind, or inspire my mind. 

Each essential oil has different properties and I leverage them to tap into my own subconscious mind.  This is my favorite package of essential oils because it includes the oils I use plus an amazing diffuser, which is so important for not only breath practice but also for meditation practice, which I’ll talk about next. 

  1. Practice Meditation

There are many methods of meditation that exist and they all have an end goal of reaching a peaceful and balanced state of mind. Whether you choose to practice meditation in silence, with an audio guide, with music, with the sounds of nature, or another way, the key is to put yourself in an environment where you can focus.

Focus on your breath or focus on the sounds you hear from your audio, music, or nature. Notice when your mind wanders and then bring it back to your focus point. 

They refer to meditation as a practice because it is. Practice it as often as you can and soon you’ll find you take less time to reach a peaceful awareness.

This is a great online course: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Discover that there is both pleasure and power in being present.

Learn how to draw upon your inner resources and natural capacity for greater health as well as balance, ease, and peace of mind.

Move toward greater balance, control, and participation in your life.

Explore the theory and evidence of mind-body medicine and how to apply it in your life.

Increase your ability to reduce stress, pain, illness, and medical symptoms while also learning to live life more fully.

All with the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program

Mindfulness is an individual journey, but there are several things that can help you. 

There are some amazing tools on this site that help!

Much Love and Gratitude,

Cori

21 Tips For Improving Your Mental Health (2)

21 Tips For Improving Your Mental Health

Do you ever find yourself wondering how you’ll ever get all the work done?
Are you wondering where the time goes yet the to-do list seems to get longer and longer?


Does all that stress you out, make you feel overwhelmed, and keep you feeling STUCK?


It really sucks being stuck in the same ol’ routine of not really getting anywhere and feeling like you’re on this nightmare of a roller coaster. Maybe even going backwards the whole time


That’s why I created this list of 21 Tips For Improving Your Mental Health.

1. Mediate … I use this to help me.
2. Journal  … I use this one.
3. Get active
4. Get outside in nature
5. Do something creative
6. Call a friend and give them genuine compliment
7. Pay it forward
8. List 100 things you’re grateful for
9. Practice proper deep breathing
10. Use essential oils … I use these.
11. Surround yourself with empowering people
12. Eat nutrient dense foods
13. Get adequate sleep … This is what I use to help.
14. Take whole food, bioavailable, supplements … I take these.
15. Make an uplifting playlist of feel-good songs
16. Repeat positive affirmations … These are my favorites.
17. Read inspiring books … This is one of my favorites.
18. Improve your posture … This helps.
19. Talk to yourself kindly
20. Drink lots of water … This goes with me everywhere.
21. Create a daily method of operation (a DMO)

There are three Pillars of Wellness. These will help you get solid on two so then you can focus in the third…. you get a Freedom Boss Lifestyle when you have all three Pillars of Wellness solid.


You don’t have to do them ALL… start with what resonates with you. Which one of these will you do today?


Then, ask yourself … which one do you want to start but maybe need some help or support with getting it going so it can be your new routine?


Cheering you on for your Freedom Boss Life!

– Cori 

P.S. I’ll be teaching more on creating a DMO in the next month over in my Facebook group. If you’re not in it yet, request to join here.


P.S.S. Just recently updated my resource list with even better goodies. I’m always checking on the best tools to help YOU grow. Get them all here

How To Save Time Filtering Facebook Friend Requests

How To Save Time Filtering Facebook Friend Requests

How To Save Time Filtering Friend Requests

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Let’s face it. We’ve all been there. We opened our Facebook account to find 500 friend requests…

Or we see friend requests from family members and automatically accept them only to find out it was a fake account and get hit with the dreaded “Hi there dear” private message instantly…

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You’re always welcome to join my free Facebook group, where I share tips, tools, and resources to grow your business online. Join the Freedom Seekers here: https://facebook.com/groups/freedomlifestylemastery

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Here’s to your business growth with leveraging automation tools!

Cheers,

Cori