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Be mindful

Practising mindfulness...

Close your eyes and let your arms relax onto your lap. Then gradually pay attention to the sensations in your body, such as the feeling of your feet on the floor, or the air passing through your nose as you breathe. As your thoughts about these physical sensations flow, simply be aware of what you are thinking about from moment to moment.

Body scan...

Body scan is a mindfulness meditation technique. It’s all about noticing different parts of your body and resting your attention with them to help bring about a sense of awareness.

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Walk away your worries...

Mindful walking is a form of mindful movement. It uses the everyday activity of walking as a mindfulness practice to help you become more aware of the sensations in your body.

How to use this podcast

In this podcast, we suggest allowing at least 15 minutes for this practice. You might find it easier to start with a shorter practice and work your way up to a longer one. To help, I’ve created four versions of the podcast for you to choose from. They differ by the amount of time you have to do each part of the practice. Start with the mindful walking meditation with 30 second intervals and then work your way up to the full 15 minute practice (three minute intervals).

Happy walking!

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