What is Mindfulness?
Mindfulness can be the key to a calmer, more serene, and more compassionate way of life. So why isn't everyone doing it? One reason may be that not everyone understands exactly what mindfulness is. Paying attention to what you are doing? A meditative practice? Direct experience of the now? Yes, yes and yes. While mindfulness is something that is a natural part of our way of perceiving the world, we often live much of our lives on autopilot and miss the direct experience of th
The Benefits of Mindfulness
There is a lot of talk about what it is to be mindful. It can be a bit confusing since there are a lot of different approaches and practices for this ancient form of meditation or way of perception. To me, mindfulness basically means paying full attention to the current moment without the filter of the egoic or thinking mind. No judgement, no limits, no analysis — just wide open acceptance of the experience of reality as it is. This acceptance can be outside the comfort zone