Over the past twelve months, many of us have experienced increasing levels of distraction and an inability to concentrate on any one thing for very long. Exposed to anxiety-creating headlines, an ever-changing pandemic, worrying about loved ones or simply trying to keep your head when all about you are at risk of losing theirs, it’s no wonder many of us feel unable to focus. So how can mindfulness help us to develop our ability to pay attention and return to the task in hand - whatever that may be?
In this week’s Drop-In Thursday, I will share some thoughts on how developing a mindfulness practice can help.
In the meantime, here are two articles on the same theme if you want to read ahead: