A Simple Awareness Exercise
Most busy Westerners (like you?) aren't trained or mo-tivated to notice the ceaseless flux of "What's happening in and around me right now?" Conscious awareness of yourself and others around you is essential for personal health, effec-tive communication, and high-nurturance relationships and families. A simple way to raise your awareness is to stop, breathe easily from your belly (vs. your chest), and slowly cycle several times through these observations silently or out loud - without judgment: "Right now...
Try this in different situations and see what you learn!