The practice of maintaining a nonjudgmental state of heightened or complete awareness of ones thoughts, emotions, or experiences on a moment-to-moment basis.Sitting meditations, sitting meditations often use the breath as the central focus of the practice.

A variation, called body-scan meditation, involves directing the attention to points on and inside the body and observing the sensations there.How to Mindfully Meditate, the Background.

Sylvia Boorstein Mindfulness is the aware, balanced acceptance of the present experience.One in seven, american workers reported participating in mindfulness practices during a 12-month period in a 2012 government survey.