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How To Be Mindful While Grocery Shopping

  1. Plan your trip keeping a list with you.
  2. Take deep breaths as you are about to enter the supermarket/store.
  3. As you shop, notice the smells, sounds, colors and shapes, while being aware of your basket and your walk and not letting your mind wander in thoughts.
  4. Select your groceries with care, understanding their ingredients, and see if you are buying animal products that can be avoided.
  5. Pay gratitude to the fact that you have an abundance of food and so many choices.

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How to Be Mindful While Grocery Shopping

How to Be Mindful While Grocery Shopping

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/16/well/mind/how-to-be-mindful-while-grocery-shopping.html

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Grocery Shopping With Mindfulness

Shopping for groceries can feel like an unpleasant chore, which it shouldn’t be.

You can use the task as an opportunity to learn about yourself and be open to the experience, by using mindfulness.

How To Be Mindful While Grocery Shopping

  1. Plan your trip keeping a list with you.
  2. Take deep breaths as you are about to enter the supermarket/store.
  3. As you shop, notice the smells, sounds, colors and shapes, while being aware of your basket and your walk and not letting your mind wander in thoughts.
  4. Select your groceries with care, understanding their ingredients, and see if you are buying animal products that can be avoided.
  5. Pay gratitude to the fact that you have an abundance of food and so many choices.

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