I sat in the back of the car, head hazy and eyes not fully focused, my brother sat next to me whilst my mum was driving. She pulled up onto a side road and went to get out. *OMG* , my heart rate cut off and everything around me turned into slow motion as I locked my eyes onto the car handbrake and realised it was still down, the car began to roll back. I froze and in not enough time to raise alarm, we crashed. We crashed into the wall behind us and my mum screamed running back toward the car.
Are you forever worrying about tomorrow or fretting over what happened yesterday? Can you remember the last time you embraced or only thought about the present moment? – if the answer to that last question is no, Mindfulness my friend – is essential for YOU.
WHAT IS MINDFULNESS?
Mindfulness is a mental state that consists of being fully aware and present – you are therefore able to focus on what you are doing, how you are feeling and what is happening around you in that precise moment.
It was Thursday 28th September when I received the dreaded text from my Mum – My gut instantly churned and I was at work so I couldn’t see for myself. I replied to her with the attitude that she was doing something wrong. Did she have the charger plugged in? Was she turning it on correctly? Anything to believe that my Mac Book Pro hadn’t just DIED on me.
I recently handed in my notice to focus on blogging and this was the ONLY computer in our household – it just couldn’t be happening. I brushed it off and told her to wait until I got home, I was going to fix it and everything was GOING to be okay.