Think about the last time that you mindlessly performed a task. Quite possibly your mind wandered as you drove to work this morning. Did you miss a turn? Perhaps you made your family’s favorite casserole, but you omitted an ingredient because you thought you recalled the recipe by heart. How did your family react to the altered dish? Describe your mindless task, and explain what types of information you should have paid attention to instead. What kinds of cognitive processes should you have embraced to generate a more mindful outcome?
Your journal entry must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary.