Cultivating Mindful Presence
Dr. Stacey Thomas introduces the concept of mindfulness, emphasizing its significance in navigating challenging life experiences. Mindfulness involves consciously and intentionally paying attention to the present moment without judgment, fostering curiosity about the present. Dr. Stacey clarifies that stress is often rooted in dwelling on the past or fearing the future, emphasizing the need for mindfulness, especially during challenging times. She offers mindfulness meditations and suggests using the journal as a container for thoughts that distract from the present. The practice of mindfulness can provide a sense of calm and peace even amidst life’s storms. Dr. Stacey encourages sharing experiences and supporting one another on the site. In the next video, she will delve into the realities of growth.