Mindfulness involves paying attention in each moment to things as they are, with an open hearted and non-judgemental attitude. It is a process of observing thoughts, emotions, and sensations as they come and go, with an attitude of curiosity and acceptance.
Increase creative and innovative thought
Mindfulness allows you to develop profound self-awareness while learning how to shift the brain’s daily stress response to a state of balance, calming the nervous system and re-engaging the parts of the brain responsible for focus, awareness, reasoning, decision making and creative thinking.
Switch from stress to relaxation
As you become more aware of your thoughts and emotions in the moment they arise, you begin to create the freedom to choose how you respond to difficulty, instead of being driven mindlessly by your conditioning and habits. Over time, this releases you from stress, from your past and from the “stuck” thinking that inhibits the natural flow of creativity, happiness and gratitude in life.
Practicing mindfulness increases your cognitive and emotional resilience so when you are knocked off balance, you are able to return to a state of inner calm more quickly and easily. Your natural empathy is deepened, you are able to communicate more effectively and self-regulate more easily. This in turn allows you to feel calmer, happier, clearer, more connected and grateful.
Make better descisions
In a world where technology, environmental concerns and fear are overwhelming us, we need to know that we have the internal resources to deal with all that life throws our way. Mindfulness gives us access to these resources. And when we act from a place of connectedness, to ourselves and to others, we can make better decisions for our organisations, our families and for our planet as a whole.