Power of Mindfulness | Amit Kasliwal | TEDxPWS Youth

Power of Mindfulness | Amit Kasliwal | TEDxPWS Youth

The Power of the Human Mind

  • The human mind is incredibly powerful and controls us more than we realize, leading to overthinking, procrastination, and negative self-beliefs.
  • We carry negative labels and beliefs from childhood that impact our adult lives.

Transformative Realizations

  • The speaker had a transformative experience in a class where they realized they were living on autopilot, driven by their mind.
  • They had four key realizations:
    • They were living with their own judgments and assumptions, preventing them from listening to others' perspectives.
    • They were a people pleaser, seeking validation from others.
    • They lacked direction and purpose in life.
    • They were ignoring their own family while being nice to others.

Overcoming Challenges

  • The speaker turned their personal crisis into an opportunity by learning meditation and exploring self-awareness.
  • Meditation, coaching, and positive thinking helped the speaker overcome challenges and transform their life.
  • They emphasize the importance of focusing on positives, practicing self-care, and seeking professional help when needed.

Hurdle and the AURA Technique

  • The speaker co-founded a mental well-being platform called "Hurdle" to address mental health challenges, especially among executives in India.
  • They introduce the "AURA" technique for improving personal relationships: Accept, Understand, Process, Reflect, and Act.

Rediscovering Childlike Qualities

  • The speaker encourages people to rediscover their childlike curiosity, courage, and compassion to overcome obstacles and achieve personal growth.

Mental Fitness as a Continuous Journey

  • The speaker emphasizes that working on mental fitness is a continuous journey, not a one-time event.

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