Mindfulness is the word of the moment. Everyone is using it, even Parliament! But what does it actually mean?
The dictionary definition is:
1.the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something.“their mindfulness of the wider cinematic tradition”
2.a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique.