There are a number of definitions for mindfulness. The one we are using is about paying attention to our internal and external experiences with openness, curiosity and flexibility.
Research has shown that people who take this open, curious and flexible approach to their experiences are:
- less judgmental
- less reactive
- more self-aware
- more self-controlled
- more self-accepting
- more connected to those around them
- more satisfied with their life, and,
- more vital.
‘The purpose of mindfulness…is to bring you more intimately into contact with the richness of your life’