Episode 217: How to Be More Present in Your Life | An Unconventional Approach to Modern Mindfulness

When the smartest people in the world are designing apps to capture your attention, how do you choose mindfulness?

It’s not a secret that we live in a culture that’s inundated with distractions, more so than ever in history, and that means we need some modern mindfulness techniques to block it all out and be more present.

Luckily, Cory Allen will walk you through simple and clear ways to start getting present in the moment. You will learn how to be more mindful, reduce stress, and develop more mental clarity around what matters most to you — and our hope is that you will choose ONE thing that you can put in action immediately after listening to this episode.

We recorded this conversation as part of our monthly ONE Thing webinar series. Every month, we feature an incredible author so that you can learn directly from them and ask questions. If you want to watch the second half of this interview or sign up for our next FREE monthly webinar, head over to the1thing.com/webinars.

The ONE Thing to take away from this episode:

So, what’s the ONE thing from this episode that you will put into action right now?

Putting a system in place that will prevent you from checking your inbox multiple times a day? Practicing awareness? Acknowledging awareness as a win? Prioritizing yourself? Breathing like you’re sleeping? Extreme noticing? Setting a time block to meditate?

Whatever you choose, the most important thing you can do is take action.

And if you want to make it a habit, download your own FREE 66-Day Challenge® Calendar.

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LINKS & TOOLS FROM THIS EPISODE

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