bird with wing over mouse Social isolation takes a huge toll on our mental and emotional health. However, it is possible to feel connected and recognize we are not alone, even while we’re maintaining physical distance. This meditation promotes a sense of connection to others through stressful and difficult times. It may stir up some emotions in the short term, so give yourself a little time afterward to absorb.

Activity: Take 10-minutes to practice this meditation on connection.

Benefits:

  • Reduces isolation and promotes a sense of connection
  • Increases gratitude and appreciation
  • Strengthens relationships
  • Improves mood

If you’d like to dramatically increase your likelihood of following through on this activity, answer these questions in writing or out loud to another person.

  • How and when will you do this activity?
  • What might get in the way—and how will you address these obstacles?

 

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