5 Senses in 5 Mindful Minutes

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5 Senses in 5 Mindful Minutes

Resources to conduct a mindfulness exercise in an individual or group setting. The exercise is designed to ground the participant, reconnect them to their surrounding and put a stop to racing thoughts.


The basic premise of this exercise is that reconnecting with all your senses can ground you in the present moment, putting a stop to racing thoughts. It is a short, simple mindfulness technique that slows your respiration rate reduces your pulse. It helps to let your body know that there is nothing to fear. Anyone can make time for this exercise, as it only lasts five minutes.

This package contains the following resources for download:

  • a handout with instructions
  • a video version of the mindfulness exercise
  • a pdf version of the main slides from the video presentation.
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