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Day four of my ‘Six days to simple mindfulness and relaxation’ – all about sound and hearing

The sound of flowing water and ducks quacking

So, here goes with day four of my six days to mindfulness and better relaxation – day four is all about what we hear (if you are blessed with the sense of hearing)

I want you to think about everything that you hear today – and

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Day three of my ‘Six days to simple mindfulness and relaxation’ – today is all about touch and feeling

The sense of touch

Welcome to day three of my six days to mindfulness and better relaxation – day three is all about touch, which we should all be able to participate in.

I want you to think about everything that you touch today.

It might be:

Stroking the cat Stroking the dog Your

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Day two of my ‘Six days to simple mindfulness and relaxation’ – all about taste

fruit smoothie and acidophilus

So, here’s day two of my six days to mindfulness and better contentment – day two is all about taste, so let’s go…

I want you to think about everything that you taste today (obviously if you are blessed with the sense of taste)

Everything you eat or drink, whether

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Mindfulness for general happiness and mental health – being mindful is easy, have a go! Using the senses, sight, sounds, taste, touch and smell

A nice cup of tea for taste

The basics of being mindful are simple – ‘live ‘in the moment’.

If you are aware of your surroundings and senses fully in the moment, then you willl feel more relaxed, more at peace, more fulfilled and more real. Awareness is great for anyone, but can also

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Mindfulness, using the senses for mental health, Fostering cats, Animals as therapy for mental health, can you help?

April 2013 Titus playing

There are many natural things we can do to improve our mental health; exercise, hobbies, socialising, relaxation techniques or learning new coping skills are some examples. Another very helpful experience can be looking after or petting animals.

There are schemes like ‘animal assisted therapy’ where a dog is present to

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