Instructions for "Brush Your Teeth!":
Before I did this exercise I thought brushing my teeth was a single action—I did it, and it was done. After doing this exercise I was amazed at how much was actually going on while I brushed my teeth! There are so many sensations to be felt, smells to notice, images to see, all of which I had never really paid any attention to before.
Doing this task made me wonder how many other things in life were passing me by because I was not really paying attention to them - life is often richer and fuller than we think!
It's also worth noting that the time I spend paying attention to brushing my teeth, is time I am not worrying about the day to come, or mulling over what happened yesterday.
- Print the instructions below and stick them on your bathroom mirror to help you remember.
"Practicing mindfulness while engaged in daily activities helps with concentration (and therefore, memory), efficiency, and stress." - Debra E Burdick
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