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Quick and easy mindfulness exercises to keep you grounded.

Today’s overpacked schedules can send anyone into a tailspin, which is why it’s important to practise self-care on the daily. Here are some tips for guided mindfulness that will help you be more relaxed and present—and you can do them in 10 minutes or less.

Samsung Health
Take a second to reset your breathing with the Samsung Health app.

Ready, set, breathe

When we’re stressed, we have the tendency to not use our full range of breath. Even though you’re going 100 miles a minute, taking a time-out for a breathing exercise can help you make it through the day with your sanity intact. Try setting the timer on your Galaxy S21, so that you’re not checking your watch, close your eyes and just breathe for 5 minutes, three times a day.

Chia pudding is packed with protein and only requires 3 ingredients. Make it the night before and wake up to a delicious breakfast.

Make yourself breakfast

Cooking can be a mindfulness exercise, and breakfast is an important meal. It starts your day off right while giving you fuel to get through your daily tasks. Eggs only take a few minutes to scramble and overnight oats practically make themselves, so there’s really no excuse to start the day hungry.


Do a micro-workout (it’s a thing)

Even if you're stuck indoors, there's no reason you can't exercise. Regular workouts are great for the mind, and they don’t have to be an hour long. Micro-workouts are short 10-minute bursts of exercise that engage your whole body and elevate your heart rate. You can take 10 minutes to do 30-second intervals of jump rope or squats and still get your endorphins going with some cardio.


Refresh your playlist

We can all be creatures of habit when it comes to music, but experiencing new things can help you be more mindful. Most streaming sites recommend artists based on what you’ve played recently, so it’s easy to find something new. To really experience the sound, put on your Galaxy Buds+, close your eyes and be present.

Express yourself
Tap into your inner artist by using the S Pen to sketch multi-coloured doodles on your phone.

Spark your creativity

Between work and working out, it’s easy to forget the importance of creativity. Every day, try dedicating 10 minutes to writing, colouring or even video doodling using the S Pen on your Galaxy Note20. They’re all great for reducing stress and using your brain in a different way.

Find your calm

Here are a few tools to help you channel your inner zen.

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