Cause and Effect Exercise
Contemplate cause and effect for everything that you do for some predetermined amount of time.
The Mindful Plot Exercise
Watch a movie and observe how you become engrossed in the story. Take mental note of your emotions as you watch the film.
The Mindful Music Exercise
Do the same as the previous , but with music.
Undivided Attention Exercise
Do something around the house that you’ve never done before and do it with utter and undivided attention.
Candle Staring Exercise
Stare at a candle flame for ten minutes straight while studying everything you can about it. When your mind wanders, become aware of where it’s going, then bring it back to the candle flame.
*NEW* Social Media Exercise
When you are on social media and see a meme that someone shared, and it really irks you, close your eyes, take a few deep breaths, and focus on your feelings. Â You will learn so much about why it REALLY bothers you, regardless of your political leanings. Â Do it and see.