When working with clients and teaching mindfulness, I recommend them to "find magic in the mundane." It’s a phrase I use to describe being present with anything ordinary, while also noticing all the sensory experiences about the situation that make it unique.
The past year+ has been full of changes for all of us, with a ton of uncertainty tossed on top. One thing I know—change is the only constant and it's happening ALL the time. And, it can really trigger our anxiety.
Saying sorry has become so automatic these days that it’s often said and received with such little weight. We apologize to acknowledge we’ve done something wrong even though no ill will was meant by it—we simply caused someone else displeasure.