The pressure to do it all, have it all, be it all, and still have a perfect home to throw Pinterest parties in is pervasive and leads inexorably to talk of multitasking and time management. Balance, to me, is finding a way to spin all the plates on all our appendages. But if minimalism is a counterpoise to physical excess, then taking things out of our schedules must be the antidote to busyness and the key to being present. Here are some ways to practice presence in your daily life.
Using mindfulness to tune into the senses creates a space where we can experience what is happening, rather than what we think should happen or what has already happened. That's why tea-drinking is a great opportunity for taking a mindful moment during the day.