Mindfulness at Christmas, by Charlotte Saker
When I think of mindfulness I think of ‘living in the moment’. It’s also about meditation, increasing your awareness and watching the world go by. With so much going on over the next week or so it can be particularly hard to stop and just allow yourself to be in the moment, so I thought I’d give it a try.
I’ve had quite a hard and stressful week with loads going on in my personal life, which typically always happens doesn’t it, when you’ve got lots to do to prepare for something such as Christmas. As I drove home in the dark the other night I tried to think about being mindful. I looked at the Christmas lights on people’s houses and really tried to focus on what they looked like, how they made me feel. I tried not to think about all the other things going on and just be in that moment. I found it hard, so I searched around for some tips on being mindful at Christmas, and here are my suggestions: Read More