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

Nov 25, 2019 | 0 comments

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.

To learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit: the1thing.com/podcast.

In this episode, you will learn…

-[1:45] Creating a spiritual practice out of necessity

-[8:30] The habits that most of us develop, unconsciously, that cause us to detach and become less aware

-[15:00] Where to start your mindfulness practice

-[26:30] The (sometimes alarming) parallels between our mental and physical worlds

-[34:10] Practices that will help you bridge the mindfulness gap

-[44:40] How do you know if your mindfulness practices are making an impact?

Links & Tools From This Episode

-Learn more at www.cory-allen.com

-Read: Now Is the Way: An Unconventional Approach to Modern Mindfulness by Cory Allen

-Listen: The Astral Hustle

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