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In moments of moderate to intense anxiety, the 3×3 practice can come in handy.
Drop into 3 of your senses and name 3 things that you notice about them: the things you’re seeing, smelling, tasting, feeling, or hearing. This can help interrupt the automatic catastrophic thinking that’s fuelling the anxiety.
If your anxiety isn’t severe, you can actually channel that energy into something productive.
For example, if you’re nervously waiting to hear some news, get active—go for a walk, clean, organize, or garden instead.
Mindfulness is the act of being aware of our present experience in real-time.
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Mindfulness can be practised to:
Mindfulness opens up a space inside our minds that helps us respond to outside situations with ease, instead of just reacting impulsively.
We become aware and are able to detect our default setting, which is our ‘driven-doing mind’, and catch hold of it before any impulsive reaction is acted upon. It also helps us arrest our cycle of negative thoughts.
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