Jump to content

Mafalda - Introduction

Recommended Posts


Hello, everyone,

My name is Mafalda.
Corporate Mindfulness & Mindfulness for Inclusion
Translator (for the English, French and Spanish languages, with 30 years' experience in multinational environment.
In 2008, I fell in love with the mind potential and became a Meditation Facilitator that same year  and a Mindfulness Facilitator since 2013 with Adults, Pregnant and Teens.
In 2015,  I founded and launched bloom Focus on the Good, a program for Corporate Mindfulness (Mondelez Electrolux, McDonald's, NOS, Unilever, Publicis Noesis are some of my clients and in paralell I develop social responsibility activities working with meditation in a seclusion environment (Linhó, Sintra and Tires State Prisons and in mental health with Alzheimer Portugal Caregivers for Alzheimer's Dementia patients in an advanced state.
I have training in Meditation (Upaya Center and Budhadharma;  Group dynamics in prison settings (Sapana org); Training in MBSR Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction under the method of Prof Mark Williams (Oxford University); Training in support and End of life patients (Breathing Techniques Jivana Yoga); Certified Trainer by IEFP CCP No F 647997 2016 and Humanistic Professional Coach IHCOS® nº 6423 BF 7404 D.

  • Like 4
  • Thanks 1
Link to post
Share on other sites
  • Administrators

Wow! Welcome, Mafalda! I look forward to exploring your work.

What kinds of social responsibility activities do you develop? 

Out of curiosity, could you share what lead you to fall in love with mind potential in 2008? 

Looking forward to being a part of this community with you,


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ohhhh Sean, thank you 🙂

I fell in love with mind potential in 2008 when I arrived to a period of my life where I felt lost....I friend of mine saw that and invited me to be part of a project of meditation with children, and I said yes....That's when all started.  It took me 5 years but in 2013 I quit my job and createt bloom - Focus on the Good and never looked back.

As far as social responsibility activites are concerned, I've started working in 2014 as a volunteer and mindfulness facilitator in State prisons with inmates.

I've carried out a mindfulness program - Breaking Bars - To Be - at the Carregueira State prison in Lisbon with 12 inmates identified with the higher levels of aggressiveness - working with mindfulness for inclusion and it was a transforming experience to me - we always go with our bias/prejudices and fear and the greatest lesson was that we are all human, we are all equal.

Thank you for wanting to know.

Warmly, Mafalda

  • Like 1
Link to post
Share on other sites
  • Administrators

Hello @Mafalda! Just wanted to reach out as I remembered you mentioned here that you work to bring mindfulness to corporate settings. If you're interested in sharing your insights, experience, or thoughts, we've set up a new forum category and thread dedicated to the topic: 


Hope all is well!

  • Like 1
Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now


  • Recent Posts

    • Guest Eve
      I feel present, calm and grounded when I'm focusing my breath and also some thoughts just run out here and there but I'm ok with that just let it be and I can feel my eyes are very tired that I don't even really care about it. I think I will have a good sleep tonight. 
    • Hi everyone,  I am Thuraya. A Palestinian educator who has been looking for different ways to practice mindfulness and help myself know how to let go. I am using this platform to get more into practical performance of mindfulness and the correct implementation of its techniques 
    • Hi everyone, I'm so glad to be here participating! A few months ago I finished a midfulness training. Time goes by very fast and there is always a lot to do in my job; but I want to continue cultivating mindfulness and teaching it;  for me, it´s  a challenge to be able to communicate in English(another reason to be here).  When I was a kid, I wanted to be an astronaut 🙂 and also a truck driver. Later, as a teenager, I wanted to be an engineer. And after the experiences life has given me, now I want to go slowly and slowly. I loved music, and I had a CD of music of Buddhist monks, I liked to listen to them, it relaxed me, I didn't know I was going to meditate 🙂 .   Greetings to all!  
    • Hi Wahby17,  Welcome! What a Story to behold; one never knows what Comic Figures can be powers of example, especially ones who Meditate!
    • Hi, I'm a university student who has been meditating his entire life for multiple reasons. It might sound stupid but as a child I loved reading comics, and one of my favorite characters was Iron Fist. Basically he meditated a lot, so out of habit I did too in an attempt to imitate him, and bit by bit I got more and more interested as I saw results both mental and physical. I researched more and more and became more aware of myself. I'm glad I can now join communities with people who can share their different experiences on this topic.
  • Recent Topics

  • Popular Contributors

  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.