Mindfulness is not minefulness – a minefield as some Christians think, any more than religion is to blame for all the ills in the world. Those who are suspicious of it are to be welcomed though, for the difficult questions they might want to ask. Nothing should be unquestioned, accepted automatically. In psychology, we are always saying, do no harm.
Mindfulness is not a South Sea Bubble, soon to collapse and to be found empty of meaning, it is here to stay and it has real substance to it.
Mindfulness is not a bringer of world peace, and it is not the silver bullet to solve all the ills of our world and minds. But mindfulness is a universal human capacity, for we have a mindful brain. Although we often fail to remember to access that capacity for awareness and attention.
Mindfulness is a rapidly changing field. It needs to…
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