Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment to help cultivate a sense of peace, gratitude and calm so you can live a stress free purposeful life.

To live mindfully is to consciously navigate the ebbs and flows of life with peace, openness, and awareness of our inherent connection to all beings and the universe. It is to act with a deep sense of compassion and gratitude for our global community and our shared natural environment.

You can bring mindfulness to your daily life, through your compassionate actions. By being a conscious consumer you positively impact the lives of those in need. Your patronage at ShopatMAP helps build equity and sustainability in marginalized communities as well as gently taking care of planet Earth.

Read through our blogs and stories to learn more about how you can be a mindful, compassionate global citizen of the world. Take a journey to meet the gifted artisans behind our products, discover new cultures and traditions from various parts of the world, and learn more about how to bring mindfulness into your everyday life.

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