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How to Be Mindful at the Beach

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/14/well/mind/how-to-be-mindful-at-the-beach.html

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How to Be Mindful at the Beach
The sound of waves crashing, the salty air and the feel of sand between our toes invite us into the present moment.

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Mark Coleman

"One of the reasons we love the seaside is that so many things invite us into the present moment: the sound of waves crashing on the shore, the flight of sea gulls, the moist, salty air and the feel of sand between our toes."

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How To Be Mindful At The Beach

How To Be Mindful At The Beach
  • Open up all of your senses: hearing, seeing, smelling, taste and touch.
  • Rest on the sand and relax your body of any physical tension.
  • Sit near the water. With your eyes closed, listen to the sound of the waves crashing on the shore.
  • Take a walk with your feet in the water. Feel the various textures of the sand as the waves soak into it.
  • Each time you inhale, smell the salty, fragrant air.
  • Take time to contemplate the horizon and take in the vastness of the seascape.

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