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Mindfulness and Gratitude during Mundane Mommy Tasks

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My dear friend Miriam has inspired me to be mindful during May. See the post that started my mindful journey – Combining Mindfulness with Kindness.

Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment.

Mindfulness also involves acceptance, meaning that we pay attention to our thoughts and feelings without judging them—without believing, for instance, that there’s a “right” or “wrong” way to think or feel in a given moment. When we practice mindfulness, our thoughts tune into what we’re sensing in the present moment rather than rehashing the past or imagining the future.

*Taken from Greater Good – Read the full post on mindfulness here.

I’ve been experiencing life from moment to moment. If my son and I are building a puzzle, I’m totally immersed in it, not worrying or thinking about dishes or checking something on my laptop. It has changed the…

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