Essay about I Found A Mindful Activity At Http

1699 Words May 14th, 2016 7 Pages
I found a mindful activity at http://www.pocketmindfulness.com/6-mindfulness-exercises-you-can-try-today/ called mindful observation. I focused on the grass in my backyard for 2 minutes. I felt extremely connected to the earth after this exercise because I felt that I was appreciating the natural world and all it has to offer. This is an exercise that I can incorporate into my daily life because it is simple and it doesn’t take much time but the lasting effect managed to stay with me all day. Our society is captivated by technology which has caused the majority of people to spend the present on their phones instead of reflecting on their thoughts. I am not very interested in my phone so I feel that I do practice mindfulness more often than others. During these times when I am without technology I feel light, free, and more appreciative of the world we live in. Phones are used so much throughout the day which causes a lack of communication with the people around us. Society is out of practice with communicating which is decreasing their ability to hold a conversation and connect with others on a more personal level. Overall, those who are mindful have a stronger sense of mental health. When phones are eliminated and being mindful becomes a natural process, a person develops more energy and excitement to live. Being mindful helps one appreciate their place in the world which causes their self esteem to increase and their mental health to grow stronger.

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