What is mindfulness?

It is about paying attention and being aware of the current moment in a kind, compassionate, and non-judgmental way.

There are other definitions out there and feel free to look them up.

However, you won’t really know what mindfulness means until you try practicing!

 

Types of practices

Each practice is just a different way to come back to the present moment as it is.

Examples of Practices include:

  • awareness - eg. breath, sounds

  • movement - yoga, walking

  • body scan

  • eating meditation

  • guided imagery

  • labelling - eg. thoughts, feelings

  • compassion meditation

  • loving kindness