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Life hacks: How to meditate while walking - By Maggie Richards
We quizzed a mindful pro to help you find a little bit of calm on your commute. Statistics show that personal happiness decreases with every mile a commuter travels. Blame it on boredom and lack of control. Add a whirring mind to the mix and no wonder so few of us enthuse about the journey to and from work.
Have you ever sat at your desk and realised you’re not sure how you got there? Your body did the journey, but you weren’t there. The good news is that this ‘wasted’ time spent trundling from the station or bus stop to the office, can be transformed into a productive period of mental rest and even rejuvenation. All you need is a little know how.
Read more: Why mindfulness is worth it
Once you learn how to meditate while walking, you’ll consciously notice the little details and your mind can find a quieter groove. Doing a walking meditation is also a good way of learning to be mindful without making the time for a formal, seated practice.
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