Spring in the northern hemisphere brings longer days of light with more time to be outdoors.
Here is a mindful meditation technique to enjoy in your garden, in a park, or out in the country.
Stop and sit for a few minutes on a bench or in a meadow. Close your eyes and listen to the sounds of nature - birds singing off in the distance, the humming of bees, the croaking of frogs.
Be aware of the moment. Spring has so much inspiration to offer; we are uplifted by the gentle breezes, the sweet perfumes. It is a time of renewal on all levels. Let yourself be carried along and renewed as Spring inspires.
Paying close attention to the enjoyment of the moment pushes worldly concerns aside for the time being, giving the mind a mini-retreat.
This rest and relaxation technique can also be done indoors by sitting in a comfortable place and listening to nature sounds or a soothing music CD.
Whenever you need a break, take time for this mini retreat - refreshing yourself in the process - ready to face the rest of your day!
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