For this Application Assignment, review this week’s Learning Resources. Then select a daily activity and apply the concept of mindfulness to the performance of the activity. Note any differences in stress level while performing the activity with mindfulness and how you felt while performing it in comparison to past instances of completing the activity.
The Assignment (3–5 page APA-formatted essay)
- Describe the daily activity you selected and explain your experience with applying the concept of mindfulness to the performance of this activity
- Explain whether applying mindfulness to your daily activity did or did not have an effect on your response to stress.
- Explain how you felt in terms of stress response while performing this activity with mindfulness compared to past instances of completing the activity without the influence of mindfulness.
- Describe any barriers to mindfulness you may have experienced and explain one way you might overcome one of the barriers.
- Explain how performing the activity with mindfulness might influence how you will perform the activity in the future.