Being busy is one of the backbones of Irish Culture. If we aren’t on the go, be it with work, study, sport or socializing, then we are doing something wrong. Amongst all of our busy-ness, it is easy to fall into a state of automatic pilot where our senses fall into the background and we have full focus on the task at hand. The 5-4-3-2-1 relaxation exercise is a way to bring us back into the present moment and check in with ourselves and the world around us. Try this at some point today to take a break from the general hustle and bustle of life.