We all go through ups and downs in life, and in many cases, the downs tend to leave us feeling worse than death. It is during times like this that nothing around us seems to make much sense, but have you at such a time stopped to think that the answers could actually be hidden within you? Psychologists tell us that happiness and a state of peace of mind all come from deep within yourself.
In order to get in touch with your inner self where peace emanates, you need to go through a process of clearing all the clutter that blocks your mind from enjoying the serenity that you are entitled to. In the context of this book, this process shall be referred to as ‘being mindful’ or mindfulness.
Mindfulness is a process that has helped many people from all around the world to live lives that are free from anxiety, worry, sadness and all the negative emotions that come with these feelings. Through this process, you are able to bring to life those sensations, feeling and thoughts that frighten you. This is not with a purpose of letting them torment you, but with the intention of helping, you gain a sense of mastery and dominion over them so that they do not control your life and how you run it.
Anxiety, fear, hatred, regret, depression, confusion, conflict, discouragement, hopelessness, faithlessness...name them, are all feelings that compound our lives every single day, but this does not have to be how we live our lives. The simple reason is that being positive and living life in the moment is what gives more value to life.
Mindfulness is not a one-day concept or a quick fix solution to your problems. It has a lot to do with meditation, and many ideas revolve around how to do it, safely and consistently. It is for this reason that this book has been written in order to bring it all together and break it down into more understandable and easy-to-follow techniques.
This will help you become more aware of where you are right now mentally and emotionally. In this book, you will learn about some of the most outstanding techniques that can help you become successful in the art of mindfulness.