Conscious attention to the present moment

This task and exercise is meant to help you increase conscious attention to the present moment

  • Next, you are presented with four different exercises
  • Choose one ore more and do it in your daily life
  • After carrying out the exercise, come describe your experience
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A walk on the beach or the shore

This exercise of conscious attention to the present moment, you will go take a walk to the beach. Walk on the beach and focus on watching the waves. Follow the movement of the waves and see how they flow and meet the shore. With the help of the waves, focus on the present moment.

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The singing birds

This exercise of conscious attention to the present moment, you will focus on the singing of birds. Go walking outside and focus on listening to the birds sing. Shift your attention to the present moment.

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The flames

This exercise of conscious attention to the present moment, you will admire flames of a candle, of campfire flames or flames in the fireplace. Notice how the flames form in different shapes. Focus on the present moment.

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The forest

Go to the forest, observe your surroundings and use all your senses. Look around you and listen to the sounds of the nature. Focus on the smells, sounds and visuals of the forest by attuning to the present moment.

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Which exercise did you do this week? Choose as many as you want.

A walk on the beach or the shore
The singing birds
The flames
The forest
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When you have completed an exercise, come describe your experiences:

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