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Your Brain and Mindfulness

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Your Brain and Mindfulness

Mindfulness means: 1. Paying attention in a particular way 2. On purpose 3. In the present moment 4. And perhaps most challenging, this must all take place non-judgmentally. (Jon Kabat-Zinn) It is important to note that mindfulness practice includes all 4 bullet points above, and that all 4 points must work together at the same time.  So if you act judgmental towards an experience, it is no longer mindfulness.  If you are thinking of the past, you are no longer in the present, and thus again, this is no longer mindfulness.  For example, this morning I forgot my keys to the mailbox and I...

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