Bringing awareness into your life expand your capacity of creation and acceptance of it.
"Between stimulus and response there is a space for action. In that space there is our power to choose the answer to give. Our growth and our freedom reside in our response" - Viktor Frankl.
This practice, focused on awareness of the present in an attitude of absence of judgment, focuses on whatever is happening in the here and now. Recognized by world health as a therapy for anxiety, stress and pain, mindfulness is built thanks to exercises of informal (meditation of Buddhist origin) and formal practices (application in every gesture of daily life such as breathing, eating, walking, relating to others .. everything!). Implementing mindfulness is like cultivating a garden; it flourishes when certain conditions are met: beginner's mind, lack of judgment, acceptance, not seeking results, impartiality, letting things take their course, self-confidence and self-compassion. It can be seen as presence, non-judgmental attention, way of being, lucidity, clarity, grounding in reality, uncorrupted attention, intentional orientation towards experience with curiosity, being present to oneself. Mindfulness is the act of illuminating the darkness of mindless reactions. Every conscious step we take and every conscious breath we take creates Peace in the present and prevents war in the future. By transforming our individual consciousness, we are initiating the process of changing the collective consciousness.
What it offers is to help you recognize that you have choices about how to respond to all kinds of stressful situations, as it is only in the present moment that changes can be made.
Meditation will help you access intimate inner resources aimed at your well-being, with which each of us can become an active participant in managing our own personal health and develop the potential to live every moment, no matter how difficult or intense it may be, with more balance and peace. Mindfulness can truly transform what appears ordinary into something extraordinary. You will find that it will be more natural for you to start being grateful for the good times in Life and to be kind in the most difficult times. After all, if you withdraw from Life, you lose many things...