3.2. Week 2: Keep calm and re-energise

1. Read Chapter Six "Keeping the Body in Mind"

2. Try the Raisin Meditation in Chapter Five again

3. Next, try The Body Scan (Meditation Two) once or twice a day

Doing it lying down, before sleep is fine.

Tip: If you feel sleepy, allow the feelings in, yet try to be curious about the sleepy state Itself.

4. If you like it, return to Body and Breath (Meditation One)

5. Try to add in the following mindful living exercises

  • Ten-finger Gratitude exercise every day. Simply list ten things that you can be grateful for in your life.

  • Mindfulness of another routine activity, plus one mindful meal (i.e. an extension of the raisin exercise) and one mindful walk taking in all the sights, sounds and smells without distractions such as headphones.