Mindfulness Practitioners You Need to Follow
Mindfulness is derived from a Buddhist concept. It is a state when a person can meditate and focus on their presence at the moment. Being mindful raises our awareness of the things happening around us. Research has shown that mindful living has neurological benefits such as an increase in the brains’ gray matter and heals mental health-related symptoms such as stress, anxiety, depression, and eating disorders. With several celebrities implying mindfulness in their daily lives, Indonesians have begun to develop this healthy habit. Here are three of the many well-known Indonesian mindfulness practitioners that you need to know.
1. Adjie Santosoputro
Adjie is a mindfulness coach who runs coaching, seminars, and consultation about emotional healing and mindful living. He has been a mindfulness practitioner since 2010 and has published “Mengheningkan Cipta” to introduce mindfulness and imply that to our daily lives. Being a cum laude graduate from one of the best universities in Indonesia (Universitas Gajah Mada), he wants Indonesians to acknowledge more about someone’s mental well being to be wiser in making rational decisions. He frequently shares with his followers’ topics related to mental health and self-control through mindfulness in his twitter (@AdjieSanPuro) and Instagram (@adjiesantosoputro).
BeningLara is the founder and trainer in Mindfulness Indonesia. She has been a spiritual coach for 15 years and her experiences include hosting a training, coaching, and counseling sessions. Having a certification in Master Hypnotherapy and Master NLP, she has appeared on television and radios such as Net TV and Bahana FM. She mentioned meditation will help someone to reduce stress, increase IQ, and learning abilities. She actively uses her social media platform to promote mindfulness living on her Facebook (bening.lara.7), Instagram (@BeningLara), and website (www.beninglara.com).
3. Al Falaq Arsendatama
With more than 20 years of experience, Al is the director of Coaching Indonesia with more than 2500 coaching hours. He is the only Indonesian who achieved an ICF credential of Master Certified Coach who focuses on mindfulness coaching. He has many clients mainly executives and leaders in companies such as Djarum, Tokio Marine, Unilever, and Telkom. He is now the founder of Visecoach, a platform to accelerate individual growth in career, business, and life aspects.
Follow these people to get their insights about mindful living. Practice it regularly to improve your physical health, mental health, and overall well-being. As a mindful individual, you have the chance to transform to be the best version of yourself that you can be!