Are you living or just existing?

I’ve been thinking about a quote from Oscar Wilde: “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” What this word “living” even means? Are we living if we work from 9 to 5 every day, come home, relax in front of the TV and then fall asleep…

Basic principles of mindfulness

Mindfulness is a very simple and powerful practice but is not always easy. Here are basic mindfulness principles that can help to describe what it means to be mindful. Detachment – People often get attached to feelings, emotions, and thoughts. They tend…

Benefits of mindfulness

Mindfulness is all about mind, body, and spirit. It can benefit you in all of these areas. Although mindfulness is not a religious practice, it can be spiritual. The practice of mindfulness can help you be more engaged in your activities, be more present in…

What is mindfulness?

According to the Oxford Dictionary’s definition, mindfulness is the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something, a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s…