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How to: Create Mindfulness Moments at Home

How to: Create Mindfulness Moments at Home

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What if every text, email ding, social media notification, and news alert called us to mindfulness? Just like we put on reminders to take our laundry or kitchen timers, we can also use  mindfulness reminders. These mindfulness for families reminders can help both you and your kids pause and take in what is happening both around and in your mind + body.

Parents who can name their present challenge and not blame themselves or others are more likely to have a healthier mindset and a smoother parent-child relationship.

Sarah Wheeler, Mindful Magazine

Here are 10 ways to bring in mindfulness to daily activities.

  • Brushing teeth

  • Taking a shower

  • Drinking tea/coffee

  • Eating a meal

  • Getting out of bed

  • Getting dressed

  • Writing a to-do list

  • Taking your first step outdoors

  • Waiting in line

  • Turning on a light switch

Here are 4 ways to create mindfulness reminders. Whenever you or your kids see these small reminders, it can help take in what's happening in your mind and body.

  • Make mindfulness bracelets of ribbons or beads

  • Place a sticker on the back of your phone

  • Hang inspirational quotes on the fridge

  • Start a gratitude journal/ note on your phone

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