Is Mindfulness Any Good? 9 Quotes You Can Be Certain

Fatemeh Rahimpour
2 min readAug 15, 2022

Mindfulness is the essential human capacity to be completely present at the moment, mindful of where we are and what we’re doing, and not excessively responsive or overpowered by what’s going on around us. Mindfulness is not extraordinary. It is recognizable to us since it is what we as of now do, how we are at present. It takes numerous shapes and goes by multiple names. “Wherever you go, there you are. “— Jon Kabat-Zinn

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We have many moments of mindfulness in our lives. For example, when we are late for a project that was supposed to be delivered on time, we should allow the employer to complain about us. In this sense, his anger should not confuse us. We must consciously look at our behavior and correct our behavior by accepting responsibility for project delivery time. Therefore, if we pay attention, we will experience them.

“The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little.” — Jon Kabat-Zinn

Let’s learn more about Mindfulness from famous people.

  1. The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. — Jon Kabat-Zinn
  2. Meditation is not evasion; it is a serene encounter with reality. — Thích Nhất Hạnh
  3. To think in terms of either pessimism or optimism oversimplifies the truth. The problem is to see reality as it is. — Thích Nhất Hạnh
  4. Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well. — Jack Kornfield
  5. You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather. — Pema Chödrön
  6. Meditation practice isn’t about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better. It’s about befriending who we are already. — Pema Chödrön
  7. You cannot control the results, only your actions. —Allen Lokos
  8. The art of peaceful living comes down to living compassionately & wisely. — Allen Lokos
  9. We cannot force the development of mindfulness. — Allen Lokos

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