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Mindfulness, Compassion & Empathy: Home

Developing Mindfulness Habits and Practices

There are a variety of activities, practices, and habits that can help you incorporate mindfulness into your daily work and life. Choosing a habit or activity that feels right to you can help you develop a long term and consistent mindfulness practice. In this guide, you can find resources and examples of different ways to make mindfulness a part of your life.

Coloring

Adult coloring books have become quite a trend in recent years. There is evidence that this activity may reduce stress and improve mindfulness. 

Czerwinski, N., Egan, H., Cook, A. et al. Teachers and Mindful Colouring to Tackle Burnout and Increase Mindfulness, Resiliency and Wellbeing. Contemp School Psychol 25, 535–545 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40688-020-00279-9

Mandala Coloring Page

Image by Kaylin Art from Pixabay

Stretching and Yoga

Breath Work & Meditation

Mantras

Using mantras in meditation may have positive mindfulness effects. Below you can find examples of calming images and mantras. You are free to print these out or be inspired to create your own.

Outline of a women's face and cursive writing
Breathe, Read, Listen, Chat with dark background
Red flowers growing outside
Aerial view of a beach and body of water with a boat on the beach.
Floral background with index card in the middle