Is Mindfulness a Myth ?

In today’s fast-paced world, stress seems to be a constant companion. The fear of missing out (FOMO), anxiety, fear of the future, and regrets of the past are common experiences for many of us. And it seems that the rise of AI and technology is only adding to this stress, rather than alleviating it.

The Struggle with Mindfulness

Many of us turn to the internet for solutions, only to be overwhelmed by the multitude of self-proclaimed gurus offering their techniques. We try these methods, but often give up after a few days when we don’t see immediate results. This cycle of failed attempts can lead to feelings of failure and despair, and it’s at this point that we might start to question: Is mindfulness a lie? Is there any real peace to be found in mindfulness practices? Or is it just a myth perpetuated by course sellers and millionaire yoga YouTubers?

The Diagnosis: Mindful”less”

If you’re feeling this way, we have a diagnosis for you: you’re not experiencing mindfulness, but “mindfulless”. But don’t worry, there’s a cure.

The Cure: True Mindfulness

In our “instant gratification” society, we’ve forgotten what it’s like to truly be present and aware of our surroundings. Mindfulness is not a standalone concept, but a combination of various elements that include your body, mind, and environment. There’s no “best” or “true” way to experience it. It’s about tuning in and identifying areas in your life that need attention.

What do to

Think of mindfulness as a control over your feelings, thoughts, space, stress management, and overall well-being. Can you identify how you’re feeling in these areas right now? If you can, that’s great! Start there. Practice mindfulness in that area and work on improving one thing at a time. Trust the process and give yourself time to start feeling and controlling what happens to you.