Practicing mindfulness and being present in the moment can be supported by asking yourself certain questions. Here are some questions that can help you be more present:
The following are particularly good if you have habitually anxious or catastrophic thoughts and feelings (i.e. a chronically dysregulated nervous system):
The next set of questions is for presence in general and can serve as a practice to encourage more of a sense of “being here now centered in your body”:
These questions serve as prompts to redirect your focus to the present moment, strengthening your in-the-moment relationship to mindfulness and a deeper connection with your immediate experience. These questions encourage groundedness and centeredness.