A Minute of Mindfulness with Mia

November 7, 2021

Hello, welcome to another minute of mindfulness with Mia and I’m at the ocean! My favorite ocean.

Today we’re going to talk about something you can do when you’re in distress.

When I teach imagery, which is the “I” in IMPROVE from distress tolerance, the ocean is my imagery. So I thought we could just take a minute to experience our 5 senses.  You can see the ocean and hopefully, you can hear it.

I can smell the saltwater and the humidity and I can feel the wind and the waves. I can also touch the sand with my feet. Whenever you have a chance to redirect your thoughts from somewhere not so good or when you’re in distress, bring it to something better, like the ocean.

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