mindful SNACK

Hey everyone! Hope everyone is okay! 


I’m coming at you with another Mindfulness post! I really love this SNACK practice so much. It helps me to stay grounded throughout the day. But one thing is that it makes me hungry. Well, that’s not the case here! 🙂


SNACK is a practice that helps you remember to stay calm during anxious moments in your daily life and activities! 



Stop. The first step is to stop what you are doing at the moment. Whether typing out a mail, listening to something, stop it for a moment.



Notice. Notice what’s happening. Notice your feelings, your thoughts, and the action you were doing a moment ago. Notice your surroundings. What items can you see on your desk? What can you hear in this moment or smell? Do you smell your coffee on your desk or are you hearing the traffic outside your window now?



Accept. Accept what is happening in this particular moment. Notice how you are feeling, is your body relaxed or tense? Accept any thoughts you are having too. Try to do this without judgment.



Curious. Ask yourself some questions! What am I feeling? How’s my body feeling? How can I help myself at this moment right now?

Kindness. Be kind to yourself in this particular moment right now. Be kind to yourself if you are going through a difficult time. Be kind to your feelings and thoughts now.

Annnnd this is the end of this little practice. Hope it turned your day around! Remember that every feeling and thought is TEMPORARY. Try not to get attached to them. ❤

If you ever want to talk about I’m always here to listen to you! My twitter is @whatdidshetype. I also run a mindfulness and mental health account on Instagram: @themindfulnesshouse. Make sure to follow me on there since I share reminders every week! 🙂

Until the next post friends!

Penny x

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8 responses to “mindful SNACK”

  1. This is a lovely post, you should always be kind to yourself! Love Amy at amymarshment.com x


  2. I love the sound of this practice! I've never heard of 'SNACK' before but it sounds like a great way to remind us to be kind to ourselves and check-in with how we are feeling. What a lovely post. Thank you for sharing! Charlotte x


  3. I have never heard of the SNACK practice before but this sounds like such a great way to remember to be kind to yourself. thank you for this great little blog post penny!! xxjessica | http://www.overdressedblogger.com


  4. Thank you so much Amy my lovely! 🙂 x


  5. You are very welcome Charlotte! Glad that this has been helpful for you- thank you for your lovely comment x


  6. Aww thank you so much my lovely! Thank you so much for your lovely comment on here too! 🙂 xx


  7. I actually read about this recently and found it really interesting! I’d never heard of it before this year. It’s really cool to see how you’ve utilized it!

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    1. Glad that you have found this little mindfulness exercise helpful, Stephanie! Thank you so much for reading. x Penny


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