Career, family, social life ― the responsibilities and pursuits we juggle every day can so often take priority over something of arguably equal importance: checking in with our well-being. So it’s time we dispel the misconception that mindfulness and everyday life don’t mix, because you can incorporate mindfulness into your day, seamlessly.
We’ve teamed up with Aetna to show you how you can cultivate a focused awareness ― which is the essence of mindfulness ― and apply it to common activities in your life. By taking the time to practice these steps, you’ll not only start to appreciate the little things in life, but you’ll help your brain and body manage stress. Before you know it, you could be on the path to a happier, healthier you.
This material is for general informational purposes only. It is not meant to replace the advice, diagnosis, or treatment by a physician or other health care professional. Aetna is not the author of this content.
Aetna believes that mindfulness – the act of being present ― starts with simply experiencing what is here and now. So step back, #takeamoment, and appreciate the little things. You’ll be surprised at what you notice. Share your experience using the hashtag #takeamoment on social media.