Mindfulness- Good Karma- Zen


#141

Mindfulness is a load of bollix i have decided.


#142

why is that mate?


#143

I think how you use language can affect how people react to you. Words, pace, tone. Few set piece phrases to roll out are very useful

Not NLP but “ thank you for arguing “is good as is Presuasion


#144

Doing something you really enjoy and are invested in is mindfulness to be. As I said before last Ten minutes of a match you are emotionally invested in is mindfulness


#145

Give me a description exactly of what mindfulness is.


#146

Its just old shit in new packaging.

Its simply about being thoughtful and kind to others. About think about yourself and taking time for yourself. Its about recalibration.

None of this is new


#147

While I agree that mindfulness is hyped beyond belief, and as you say based on old ideas and common sense in many ways, I find it very beneficial to ground yourself in the moment and let the thoughts fly by and jot engage.

People have probably been doing that for years though.


#148

Exactly. It doesn’t come naturally either. Its learned behaviour from experience.

So.e people never get it though


#149

The body scan method which involves deep breathing whilst flexing and relaxing various muscles is very effective.


#150

Stoicism is where its at guys


#151

Seneca mate.


#152

Just finishing meditations and I’l be straight onto his letters


#153

Cc @caoimhaoin
This is sort of thing I meant

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/dec/04/would-you-be-willing-words-turn-conversation-around


#154

Minding Mum

Alison Canavan


#155

Id mind her


#156

2 days too late, but I dont mind picking it up too, if its much use?


#157

Have not read that yet. But i know words are important.

Motivational interviewing is a really interesting process.

I was making the poibt though that NLP was debunked


#158

The word ‘mindfulness’ is the most confusing description for what mindfulness purports to be. It has nothing to do with being mindful - it is actually about trying to escape the mind and the difficulties it causes us.


#159

indeed…it means the opposite


#160

The more accurate term is awareness as in being aware of your thougths and mental state and knowing how to interpret them in terms of reality. It’s quite difficult and takes years of practice and you never really get there. The problem we and all humans have is that the mind has not evolved to give us a true picture of reality, it has evolved solely for fitness (evolutionary fitness).