How can you bring calm and peace to the middle of a stress-ful, chaotic day?

What if I told you the simple choice of being present or being mindful would change your outlook? That practicing those things would bring a sense of calm and peace to your day?

No matter how out-of-control your day is, no matter how stressful your job or life becomes, the act of being present can become an oasis. It can change your life, and it’s incredibly simple.

We can work to be more mindful in everyday. It doesn’t have to be a special time or place. 

Bringing mindfulness to the activities we already choose to include in our lives is a great way to start. Many of these activities—gardening, running, biking, and swimming come to mind though the list is long—already have a kind of natural quiet to them. So it’s not a big leap, and it can be time well spent in more ways than one.

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