It seemed like a simple exercise. Registered Family Counselor Ichel Alignay asked the participants of Mommy Mundo’s Mindful Mom Re-Treat to take out their bottles of hand sanitizer. Like clockwork, the moms spritzed the product onto their hands and were done in mere seconds. Ichel asked the moms to spritz on the product again, but this time with more mindfulness. She asked them to smell the scent of the product and feel its texture by massaging it onto their hands. And the moms were thoroughly amazed at how a simple routine can make them feel so good when done mindfully.
Ichel sharing her words of wisdom to the mommy participants
Here, moms realized how a simple routine could make them feel good if they practice mindfulness
Let it go, says Ichel of things hindering moms from achieving their desires and goals
Moms diligently answering their worksheets
Urban Ashram Founder Maricar Holopainen talks about the importance of breathing properly
Doing some breathing exercises
Learning about mindfulness is fun!
A community event focused on refreshing, re-energizing, and re-centering modern mamas, the Mindful Mom Re-Treat not only leads moms towards being more mindful of their thoughts, words, and actions, it also gives them a more insightful knowledge of themselves, allowing them to identify the things most important to them as well as the factors hindering them from achieving their life goals.
The second Mindful Mom Re-Treat took place at Earth Kitchen in BGC last May 28, 2016 with the help and cooperation of various partners including Caltrate Plus, Pampers, and Belo Baby. Mommy participants took home an exclusive bag made by Monogram Style PH filled with goodies from Botanicals in Bloom, Photobook, Urban Ashram, The Brow Studio, Fisher Price, National Bookstores, Morrison, Mommy Treats, Bio-Oil, Clearascar, and Sfera.
Mommy Mundo Content Head Jing Lejano sharing her journey towards mindfulness
Caltrate plus offered bone screening to the participants
The Mindful Mom Re-Treat bags were filled with these goodies
Some of the Mindful Mom Re-Treat’s sponsors
These brands helped the BGC run of the Mindful Mom Re-Treat come to life
The Mindful Mom Re-Treat’s sponsors: Belo Baby, Pampers, and Caltrate Plus
Pampers, one of the valued sponsors of the Mindful Mom Re-Treat
Moms with their goodie bags and samplers from Pampers
Bio-Oil gave away a couple of gift packs
A mommy participant wins a gift pack from Belo Baby
The ladies of the morning session
All smiles after the afternoon session