Awesome workshop today. What a gift to share the time and space with community.
My approach to mindfulness is a little more colorful than most. Modern contemplative practice is a powerful fusion of art and science. Much of the emerging research suggests that mindfulness can make lasting positive changes in our minds and brains. It helps if we can balance that pragmatism with some poetry; to trust our own intuition just as much as the laboratory experiments.
This isn’t a dry, stoic undertaking where we become all detached and robotic. Likewise, we’re not trying to rocket our consciousness up to some misty higher plane where worldly affairs bore our pants off.
So what are we doing? Some clients are looking for relief from things like stress, ADHD, chronic pain,...