I had always known that living consciously was an important practice in my life, but I wasn’t always aware of how many things it could be applied to for life improvement. One day, I sat down and made a list of all the things I work with people on in my coaching practice. I was looking for a common theme.
Once I looked at the list, it was very clear that living consciously is a theme that runs through all areas I use to improve my life and the lives of others
Here are the 7 Most Common areas where you can benefit from Living Consciously:
1) Deep Relaxation
Many people are drawn to living consciously or mindfulness in order to cope better with anxiety. But even people who are not suffering from anxiety can increase their awareness about when they need to slow down and find a space for relaxation. This can be tough in our fast-paced culture!
There are dozens of meditation techniques for achieving deep relaxation. If you try one and it doesn’t work for you, rest assured that there is surely one that will.
Techniques for relaxation often make us more anxious and restless at first. This is because anxiety is often the first emotion that comes up when you start to settle down. In fact, the more anxious you are, the busier you tend to be to distract yourself.
Would you like to feel a taste of deep relaxation right now?
Try this 3 Step Technique:
1) Inhale while counting slowly to 4
2) Hold your breath while you count to 7
3) Exhale while counting to 9
I find when I do this even just once, I feel much more relaxed!
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