There is a misconception about meditating. You do not have to be sitting on a cushion on the floor with your eyes closed in a full-lotus position to practice Mindfulness. You can do it while you are; driving, walking, eating, showering, waiting for the elevator, being intimate.
Can you meditate while commuting?
Whether your commute is 20 minutes or two hours, you can pencil out a few minutes for meditation. Guided meditations and breathing exercises will help you set your intentions and meditate with purpose.
How can I stay mindful while driving?
Here are five easy steps to incorporate mindfulness into your drive:
- Take a few deep breaths. Take a minute or two to be aware of your body. …
- Remove all noise. …
- 3.As you drive, tune in to your surroundings. …
- Develop mindfulness rituals. …
- When your mind wanders, gently bring it back.
Can I meditate while Travelling?
Follow your own practice
Do as you would at home, and don’t shy away from being firm about taking out the time to meditate however you like. If you usually meditate in the morning, stick to it, but if you find that while travelling it makes sense to meditate in the evening or at the end of your day, that’s also fine.
Can you use headspace while driving?
So, before I go any further, just to be clear: Neither myself or Headspace recommend using any Headspace content or exercises while driving your car.
How do you meditate on public transport?
Get a seat, or stand near the end of the car Meditation is easier sitting down, so if a seat is available, take it. If not, stand near the very end of the car. I like to stand with my back against the doors between the cars, facing the interior. I put my bag between my legs, rest my arms at my sides and close my eyes.
How do I become more aware on the road?
Be aware of your surroundings — pay attention. Check your mirrors frequently and scan conditions 20 to 30 seconds ahead of you. Keep your eyes moving. If a vehicle is showing signs of aggressive driving, slow down or pull over to avoid it.
How can I relax my car?
- If possible, take a moment away from the road by stopping in a safe place.
- Breathe deeply and take long breaths in and out. …
- Go for a short walk or get a bite to eat.
- If time and space permit, find an empty car park or street to drive around and regain your confidence with some simple driving manoeuvres.
What is headspace drive?
The Drive with Headspace experience includes five additional moods — Aware, Bright, Hopeful, Joyful and Open — and the option to change the in-app car icon to a relaxing hot air balloon. You can also listen to a dedicated Spotify playlist, which features music and content from Headspace, through the Waze Audio Player.