5.7 Me To We Activities

Mindful Ambassadors Worldwide

Tip

Living mindfully does not mean that we need to be perfect or never falter. Rather, it means that we
live with awareness and responsibility for the well-being of ourselves and the whole world.

Core Competencies
Self-Awareness
Responsible Decision-Making

Materials
Mindful Living Checklist

Time
10 Minutes

SELF-MANAGEMENT

Rather than waiting for the world to change, we can choose to integrate key strategies to live in a way that is consistent to building inner and outer peace.

SELF-MANAGEMENT

If we want to live in a more just and peaceful world, we must work to embody that in ourselves. We must be the change.

SELF-MANAGEMENT

Distribute the Mindful Living Checklist to each participant. Ask them to reflect on the list of present moment tools and identify which ones they can cultivate ore consistently in their daily life. Once participants have completed the activity, ask them to share why using the chosen tool ill help them become mindfulness ambassadors for a more caring and compassionate world.

MINDFUL LIVING CHECKLIST:

Identify those tools which you could use more consistently and think of ways to incorporate them into daily life.

    1. Tool 1: breathe mindfully | Use your breath as an anchor to bring yourself back to the present moment.
    2. Tool 2: listen deeply | Give your undivided attention, don’t talk or do, just hold with patience and presence.
    3. Tool 3: cultivate insight | Allow each experience to be an opportunity for learning.
    4. Tool 4: practice compassion | Relate to yourself and others with less judgment and more kindness.
    5. Tool 5: limit reactivity | Reflect before you react. To your challenges, you are the solution.
    6. Tool 6: express gratitude | Let your appreciation of each moment ripple out into the world.
    7. Tool 7: nurture mutual respect | Cultivate a curious mindset that honors individual similarities and differences.
    8. Tool 8: build integrity | Live with honesty and consistently demonstrate empathy towards yourself, others, and the environment.
    9. Tool 9: steward leadership | Work diligently toward embodying the change you want to see in the world.
    10. Tool 10: be peace | Accept all aspects of your personality with tenderness and try the best you can.

More Activities From This Unit

5.1 – CRUMPLE AWAY YOUR CARES, MONDAY

rethink: daily stress

5.2 – TAKE FIVE, TUESDAY

rethink: being in the moment

5.3 – ACTIVITY: GRATITUDE WEDNESDAYS

rethink: gratitude

5.4 – COMPASSION THURSDAY

rethink: compassion

5.5 – WHAT WORKED FOR YOU, FRIDAY

rethink: peer connections

5.6 – DROP IN, CHILL OUT, ANY DAY


rethink: relaxation