When you practice mindfulness meditation, you practice being in the present moment, and noticing all of your experiences. You practice being aware of things happening outside of yourself (e.g., things you see, smell, hear), and things happening internally (e.g., your thoughts, feelings and sensations). Importantly, mindfulness meditation involves being aware without judgment. So, you are paying attention to all of these experiences, without labeling them as good or bad.It's from a little article by Kristalyn Salters-Pedneault, PhD that you can find right here.
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Being aware without judgment
Here's a description of mindfulness I found recently that I really like: