Your busy bustling life calls for a break in the work week. You don’t need to wait for the weekend to take a step back from all the stress. Follow the 5 simple steps below to make it easier to meditate during your work week.
Get your day going with some mindful exercise—rise with the sunshine and hit the mats for some therapeutic stretching and sweating. By the time class is over you’ll have forgotten your early wake up and will be ready to attack the work day refreshed and rejuvenated. Stop by a juice bar on the way to the office to pick up the perfect drink to keep your good vibes flowing.
Subscribe to one of these, or both, meditation apps to help you stay on track with your meditation, relaxation, breathing, and sleeping. Use them anywhere, anytime to enjoy 7 to 15 minute sessions on mindfulness, sleep, stress, or dozens of focused meditations you can try at your desk. Easily set alerts on the app so that you never miss a day, and are able to truly foster mindfulness
Lunchtime stroll through the park
Pack a picnic to take with you to a nearby park for lunch. Make sure to schedule lunch into your busy day so it doesn’t end up being eaten at your desk in a frenzy—this should be your time to reflect, relax and reload yourself before a productive afternoon of tying up loose ends.
Plugin to your favorite tunes
Rainy day? Plugin to your favorite Bluetooth headphones, the Helix Cuff, and jam out in the comfort of your own office by blasting some sunny day pick-me-ups. Stylishly subtle, the Helix Cuff is an office goer’s best friend that won’t out you for wanting to sing along in your head to some catchy tunes. *Bonus* the Helix Cuff works with advanced sound technology to block out excess noise—perfect when you have chatty neighbors.
Take a tea break
Feeling like you’re in a tizzy and just can’t seem to do a single productive thing? Step away from your desk to make some hot tea with honey. Let the steam cleanse the business and stress out of your day, and take a few minutes to enjoy this warm drink.
Do you know any other methods of meditation during a busy schedule? Let us know in the comments below!