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Mindful living and how to practice this daily

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Mindful living is all to do with focusing on the current moment whatever you happen to be doing at the time. Ultimately it is about focusing on the ‘now’ and the living in the present time.

Sometimes we can get so caught up in focusing on our goals and thinking about our future plans or even in looking back at mistakes made or our regrets that we may have. So I’ve put together some quick tips to help you practice mindful living in your daily life:

1) meditation- focus on your breathing. breathe in and then connect with this feeling. Then pause and breathe out. Try not to focus on any thoughts that may pop into you head and focus back on your breathing.

2) use your senses more. Practice mindful eating- be more aware of the taste of food and try not to eat on autopilot. When you next shower- notice the smell of the shower gel or soap. Next time it rains- focus on the sound of it pattering on the window. Focus on these things more!

3) start your day with an affirmation. Think of a relevant positive sentence that you will say to yourself when you wake up in the morning.

4) look inward. The relationship you have with yourself is the most important. Be mindful of who you are and of your thoughts, feelings and behaviours. Be kind to yourself and work on growing to be the best version of yourself.

5) make your home feel balanced and safe. Keep things clean, tidy and organised to make it relaxing and comfortable. This will in turn help to clear your mind of clutter and help you feel more balanced.

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a list of books to read after a breakup

Books to read after a breakup: Top 5

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Books to read after a breakup or even just in general, that are my must-reads for building confidence and for viewing life in a more rational and positive way. These are the top 5 books I believe every woman should read in order to feel like they are not alone! Not only are they informative but more importantly they are incredibly relate-able.

1) The insecure girl’s handbook, Liv Purvis. Don’t let the name fool you- you don’t have to be feeling insecure when you read this! This one is for all those times you compared yourself to others on instagram or beat yourself up over not doing what everyone else is doing…..

2) Sorry I’m late, I didn’t want to come, Jessica Pan. This is so great for reminding you to do the things that scare you/step out of your comfort zone.

3) Good vibes, good life, Vex King. A book for wisdom and inspiration.

4) Whole again, Jackson Mackenzie. For rediscovering yourself after a breakup.

5) It’s okay to feel things deeply, Carissa Potter. Uplifting and positive. A good reminder that it’s normal to feel deep emotions. Sometimes we just need a reminder that we are human and are allowed to feel things deeply and express this as long as we remember to eventually get back up after a fallback we are all good.

I hope you enjoy this ‘books to read after a breakup’ list as much as I did! If you need personal 1 to 1 support for getting over a breakup, I offer a free 20 minute chat- book yours here now.