Mindfulness Advent Calendar: Day 20

Day 20: Labelling. Welcome to day 20 of this mindfulness Advent calendar. Today I'd like you to work with your breath again and just stay present with every in and out-breath, just as you did a couple of times by now. Follow your breath from the moment it enters your nose until it reaches the …

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Mindfulness Advent Calendar: Day 19

Day 19: Mindful Evening. Welcome to day 19 of this mindfulness Advent calendar. Yesterday we made sure to have a mindful start in the day, today we're focussing on the evening. Close your eyes for one minute and take a couple of deep breaths. Follow your breath from the moment it enters your nose until …

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Mindfulness Advent Calendar: Day 18

Day 18: Mindful Morning. Welcome to day 18 of this mindfulness Advent calendar. All you have to do for today's exercise is breathing mindfully, if possible during morning hours. Close your eyes for one minute and take a couple of deep breaths. Follow your breath from the moment it enters your nose until it reaches …

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Mindfulness Advent Calendar: Day 17

Day 17: Mindful Memories. Welcome to day 17 of this mindfulness Advent calendar. I would like you to pause whatever you're doing right now for one minute, close your eyes, and go back in time to one of your favourite memories. Choose something you actually like to remember, not something that comes along with a …

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Mindfulness Advent Calendar: Day 16

Day 16: How Are You? Welcome to day 16 of this mindfulness Advent calendar. Christmas is getting closer, so I'm bringing in some super duper short exercises that everyone can include in their busy lives. Today I would just like you to pause whatever you're doing right now for one minute and ask yourself: "How …

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Mindfulness Advent Calendar: Day 15

Day 15: Mindful Dancing. Welcome to day 15 of this mindfulness Advent calendar. Today I'd like you to turn up the volume, choose a happy song and dance all the december stress away. You may do this regularly, but how about you bring in a big portion of mindfulness today? Make sure you're undisturbed for …

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Mindfulness Advent Calendar: Day 14

Day 14: Body Scan Welcome to day 14 of this mindfulness Advent calendar. Today is not about my first tries at yoga (I' m still a beginner), but still about a lot of body awareness: I'd like to share one of my most favourite exercises, that some of you may already know: The body scan. …

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Mindfulness Advent Calendar: Day 13

Day 13: Mindful Kindness - For Ourselves. Welcome to day 13 of this mindfulness Advent calendar. Yesterday you did something kind for someone else - how beautiful! Today I'd like you to do the same, just that you will be the receiver of your own kindness. Choose something small or big that will feel really …

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Mindfulness Advent Calendar: Day 12

Day 12: Mindful Kindness. Welcome to day 12 of this mindfulness Advent calendar. Today I'd like you to simply do something kind for someone else. This can be a random, small act of kindness. Maybe you'd like to help the person next to you with a baby stroller to get on the tram, maybe you'd …

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Mindfulness Advent Calendar: Day 11

Day 11: Mindfully Doing The Dishes. Welcome to day 11 of this mindfulness Advent calendar. For today's exercise I'd like you to choose an activity from your daily life that you rather dislike. For me that was doing the dishes (since we don't have a dishwasher), but it can be literally anything, like taking out …

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