The following exercises will help you sharpen your observation and augment your cognizance. They will help you kick away the tension of the day and relax your body and mind. Select those that suit you and perform them a few times a day.
I. Sit in a comfortable position, simply with your eyes closed for 5’
II. If there are any external sounds, just focus on them without doing anything else
III. If there are no external sounds, just focus on your breath
I. Bend and touch your toes with your fingers. If you find it difficult, just bend a little and touch your knees. Repeat after a few minutes. Was it a bit easier this time? Repeat again. Do you see how your flexibility is improved after some consecutive attempts?
II. Stretch any of the muscles in your body for 1-2 minutes. Think how you felt before and after.
I. Scan your body from head to toes for a couple of minutes. Try to identify points of interest like:
II. As you drive your car, feel your weight on the seat, your hands on the steering wheel, the position of your hands and legs.
III. Consciously observe the texture of the objects you touch with your hands