Are You Or Is Your Mind In Control?
This Week's Simple Tip
Let's face it. It is easy to get caught up in all the activities and stresses of everyday life.Our minds take on a life of their own, getting caught up in and losing sight of what is going on around us."STOP" is a quick and simple practice to do a quick check-in:
S: Stop (whatever you are doing momentarily)
T: Take a breath (deep one like a sigh of relief)
O: Observe (notice what you are doing and how you feel)
P: Proceed (Continue on same course or change course)
Watch the clever 1:22 minute clip below to see the before and after of taking time to check-in.
This Week's Focus
This week, practice "STOP" several times a day. Try to remember it during times when you are feeling quite calm, as well as in the middle of more stressful situations.
Click on the serenity sticky to print, cut and post on your bathroom mirror to remind you of this week's focus. Good luck!
A Little Helpful Hint
Our minds take control of us if we don't train them. See how by simply taking time to notice, we can become aware of our surroundings and make simple adjustments to make life simpler and more enjoyable.