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Embracing Mindfulness at 森の心・人の心 - Journey Through Life With the Wisdom of the Forest

At 森の心・人の心 – Journey Through Life With the Wisdom of the Forest, mindfulness is not just a practice; it’s a way of life. Both Shinrin Yoku, or forest bathing, and the concept of Enso deeply inform this emphasis on mindfulness, turning our attention to the here and now, and enriching our experiences through full engagement and awareness.

Shinrin Yoku invites us into the heart of the forest to immerse ourselves in the sights, sounds, smells, and feelings of nature. By slowing down and soaking up the forest atmosphere, we’re encouraged to fully attend to our surroundings and our internal states, moment by moment, fostering a deep sense of mindfulness. We find ourselves breathing in sync with the rhythm of the forest, our steps measured, our minds quiet and alert, reflecting on the intricate details of the natural world around us.

Simultaneously, the concept of Enso, a circle that is hand-drawn in one or two uninhibited brushstrokes to express a moment when the mind is free to let the body create, also embodies mindfulness. It serves as a visual reminder of the importance of being fully present in the moment. The Enso is a symbol of enlightenment, strength, elegance, and the universe itself, but importantly, it symbolizes the beauty of the moment—an intimate dance between mind, body, and spirit, where everything else fades away, and we’re left with pure, unfettered presence.

But mindfulness goes beyond mere practice; it’s about a shift in how we perceive and interact with the world. It’s about tuning in rather than tuning out. It’s about embracing each moment with full awareness, whether we’re engaging in Shinrin Yoku, painting an Enso, or simply sipping our morning tea. It’s about showing up for our lives, completely and without judgment.

Incorporating mindfulness in our day-to-day lives can profoundly transform our relationship with ourselves and the world around us. It enhances our capacity to cope with stress, improves our focus and productivity, deepens our connections with others, and supports overall wellbeing.

At 森の心・人の心 – Journey Through Life With the Wisdom of the Forest, we are committed to cultivating this sense of mindfulness, both through our Shinrin Yoku guide and instructor training, and in our daily interactions with the world. We believe in the transformative power of presence, and we invite you to join us on this journey, cultivating mindfulness and savoring the richness of each moment.


Venture on a memorable path with our 10-week Shinrin Yoku Guide Training program accredited by Shinrin Yoku Association . This journey merges the accessibility of online learning with an enriching immersion in the serene forests of Japan. 🌳🇯🇵

Embark on your online adventure with flexible scheduling (GMT-3, Argentina Time) 🖥️🌐:
🌱 July 21 (Fri), 12 PM
🌱 July 28 (Fri), 2 PM
🌱 August 4 (Fri), 8 AM
(More dates available online!)

Continue your transformative journey with a 5-day retreat nestled in the peaceful woodlands of Nara, Japan 🏞️🎑:
🍂 October 2-6, 2023
🍂 October 9-13, 2023


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