Within the chaos of everyday life, it is difficult to maintain awareness of the presence. Ancient Buddhists had techniques designed with this intent. As you strive to reach a state of non-duality or oneness, recognize that you are trying to reach a place where you share a unified consciousness with your environment.
For those who practice consistently, it cultivates tranquility, joy, and longer attention spans that ultimately reduce stress and bring about deep peace. Two weeks flew by as I honed my skills in breathing, meditation, and focus.
Mindfulness is the art of seeing things as they are. This exercise provides you the discipline to contemplate. You can do this exercise anywhere, whether in a coffee shop or while taking a stroll.