Mindfulness So What?
Most have heard of mindfulness while few truly practice it Mindfulness comes to us in two forms: the spiritual/meditative practice or as a tool in self examination and behavior control.
The online brain trust Wikipedia.com, the Free Encyclopedia, describes mindfulness this way: an awareness of one's thoughts, actions or motivations. straight forward, but not particularly helpful. Buddahism describes it as one having the correct mind, a path toward liberation. More to the point is the inclusion of the practice of mindfulness in western medicine. Here it is referred to as meditation, or the mind/body relationship.
Mindfulness is an awareness of