Exercise: Distraction

Sometimes all your thoughts turn around in your head.
Here are a few examples of
how you can stop the mind spinning.

  • Find 5 red, 5 blue or 5 green things in the room.
    Say the names of the things.
  • Count backwards from 10.
    Count backwards from 100.
  • Choose a thing in the room.
    Describe the thing in detail.
    What colour is the thing?
    What’s its shape?
    How big is the thing?
    Where is the thing?
    What do you need the thing for?
  • Make up a story.
  • Paint a picture.
  • Colour a picture.