How can I be mindful while driving?
- Take a few deep breaths. Take a minute or two to be aware of your body.
- Remove all noise.
- 3.As you drive, tune in to your surroundings.
- Develop mindfulness rituals.
- When your mind wanders, gently bring it back.
What does driving mindfully mean? Being a mindful driver means you’re focusing on the road, not on your phone. So, while you won’t see anything from us that might distract your driving, we will offer tips to review once you’re in a safe place to review them—not behind the wheel.
Can driving be meditative? It’s as if by giving your mind a break you are able to tap into a deeper intelligence within yourself. To use your daily driving commute to help you practice conscious thinking and improve your mindfulness, start by getting into the car and acknowledging the intention that you aspire to be mindful during the commute.
What is driving with headspace? The Drive with Headspace experience includes five additional moods — Aware, Bright, Hopeful, Joyful and Open — and the option to change the in-app car icon to a relaxing hot air balloon. You can also listen to a dedicated Spotify playlist, which features music and content from Headspace, through the Waze Audio Player.