Nearly every religious and spiritual tradition teaches meditation and mindfulness, and for good reason: these practices help us live in the present moment and deal with stress as it arises. The practice of mindfulness is not just for monks and nuns, it’s for anyone who wants to experience happiness and peace. We can be mindful in the most mundane of situations. Adam Hogue provides a mindfulness meditation for making coffee which encompasses 15 steps and opportunities to pay attention. Hogue says, “Mindfulness is just an observation of the present…being mindful…[it] opens up a whole world that we so often take for granted.”
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Carrie Rattle is a Principal at BehavioralCents.com, a website for women focused on mind and money behaviors. She has worked in the financial services industry for 20+ years and hopes to inspire women to better prepare themselves for financial independence.