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Corona Thoughts: How to Use Your Own Mindfulness

When I went to an onsen with Mr. Naruse, who runs the business, ON THE TRIP, I was taught about Zen.

Silicon Valley was a region of little interest, but I decided to study about it after finding out that the person who manages the area got his idea of management through mindfulness Zen meditation.

Even newcomers can easily follow the the meditation app, Calm, that has more than 50 million users. The subscription runs from ¥1,500 to $10,000 a month. Some of the rich contents include poetry readings from Hollywood stars.

Mr. Naruse also introduced me to Takafumi Zenryu Kawakami, the deputy head priest of Myoshinji Shokuin Temple in Kyoto.  Deputy head priest Kawakami published a book called “Zen For Business Elites” and teaches a medication class that is easy to understand for Westerners.

I, also, recently paid to participate in a seated meditation, (zazen) event via Zoom with Peatix Inc.
First of all, you do not need to suffer when practicing zazen. You should be in the most relaxed position for yourself.  With timing in meditation, you can move at your own pace. Even impatient people like myself can do this!

However, meditation isn’t just about relaxation. It’s about your own observations and physical sensations, so empty your mind and enhance your 5 senses. I understood through this, that I can create ideas.