Mindful meditation is
when you sit without "doing" anything and you focus on the present moment. As
you do this, you let go of thoughts about the past and the future.
After you practice this meditation, you may find it easier to be mindful
even when you are not meditating. Being mindful means to focus your attention
on things that are happening right now in the present moment.
People's lives are busy. A person often does many things at one time. For
example, you may be walking to the grocery store, making a shopping list, and
talking on the phone all at the same time. But when you are mindful, you do
just one of those things, such as walking, and you pay close attention to that
For example, as you are walking, how does the air feel
against your skin? Is it warm, cool, dry, or moist? How do your feet feel as
they hit the sidewalk? Do your shoes create pressure on your feet, or do your
feet feel comfortable and supported? This is what it means to walk
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