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Be Mindful!


Think about what is happening right now. Try not to think about the past or the future. That is part of being mindful. You can do this anywhere. Try the 5-4-3-2-1 method below.

Think of 5 things you are seeing.

It can be the sunshine. It can be your pet.

Think of 4 things you are feeling.

Can you feel your feet on the ground? Maybe you feel an itch.

Think of 3 things you are hearing.

The breeze, your body, and electronics all make sounds.

Think of 2 things you are smelling.

Breathe deeply through your nose. Do you smell anything?

Think of 1 thing you are tasting.

Is it bitter? Salty? Sweet? What do you taste?