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Mindful : October 2018
PRACTICE It all star ts with a pause. Stop whatever you’re doing. Take a moment for yourself. Gather up all of your attention and turn your gaze within yourself. Move at your own pace, as slowly and gently as you like. Give yourself permission to dip your toes into a feeling, see how you respond, and then wade in deeper only if it feels right. A word of caution: If you encounter some particularly overwhelming emotions, old wounds, or trauma, please do not deny yourself the suppor t you need and deserve. Take a few deep, slow breaths. Close your eyes, if this feels good and helpful to you. Adopt an attitude of openness and curiosity. Without judgment or any attempt to change anything, simply notice. Start with your physical sensations: Become aware of how your body feels on your chair or how your feet rest on the ear th. Notice sensations of move- THE BODY CHECK-IN there’s anything you’d like to remove from or add to your situation. If you notice your jaw is tight, perhaps you’d like to wag it loose. If you notice your breath is shallow and quick, you might gently lengthen and deepen it. Come home to your body, here. Follow your breath. This isn’t about per fecting or even changing anything—it is simply about being aware. I recommend doing this before, during, and after ever y money decision or any of the money interactions you face throughout your day, from teensy to monu- mental: in the checkout line; before you go online to look at your balances and pay bills; after a stressful conver- sation with your credit card company; during a money conversation with your sweethear t or your business par tner. Use it especially in tough times, when you’re feeling triggered, stressed, or simply “off.” ● ment and stillness: the breeze, the quiet stability of your pelvis. Notice how your breath feels, moving in and out: Is it deep, shallow, cool, tight? Next, gently observe the emotions moving through you. Do you feel angry, anx- ious, annoyed, or awestruck? How do these feelings feel in your body? Is your jaw set in hot determination, or do you feel a flutter of excitement in your belly? Allow yourself to simply be aware of these emotions and how they feel in your body. Also notice any thoughts, images, memo- ries, or self-talk. Like clouds floating through the sky of your mind, simply notice them. No need to cling to them or push them away— simply acknowledge them. Are self-criticism, judgment, or other challenging sen- sations arising? Notice. Are elation, excitement, or other expansive sensations arising? Notice these, too. As you scan your body, emotions, and mind, you may like to ask yourself if PHOTOGRAPHBYDANIELLECOHEN Stay tuned! Bari Tessler will be back with more money tips and insights in our December 2018 issue. October 2018 mindful 49