CHAPTER 3

Understanding how to be mindful

In this chapter we are going to:

  • Further develop our definition of what mindfulness is.
  • Introduce you to an absolutely amazing part of your mind (well we think it is anyway).
  • Help you understand how you can practise mindfulness using this.
  • Start to practise some mindfulness.

The term mindfulness may seem a little mystical, psychological and unfamiliar or too abstract for many people, which is quite understandable. So, let's get straight to the point here, there is nothing alien about mindfulness; it is something that you have experienced numerous times in your life, probably as you go about most days, whatever age you are, whoever you are and whatever you get up to! You don’t have to acquire it or ...

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