• Lorri

Taming the Squirrel Brain: Mindfulness Techniques to Eliminate Distraction


Those pesky mental squirrels are at it again!

Mindfulness is the psychological process of bringing your attention to the present moment. Whether you're at work, having a conversation, eating lunch or going to sleep, the practice of mindfulness asks us to focus solely on the task at hand. It's a skill that, for many, doesn't come naturally, but can be developed through meditation and other training.

Mindfulness is not something that comes naturally to me. In fact, I'm pretty bad at it! It's something I actively and consciously work on throughout my day. My struggle to achieve mindfulness comes from having a full mind, and I think many of you will be able to identify with my condition.