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The Mind Can Also Follow the Body


As mindfulness in the West is picking up and taking off as a popular movement, I’m getting the feeling that
many people are being introduced to it as a purely intellectual and mental practice. After all, the word “mind” is in mindfulness.

However, there are different ways to achieve a state of mindfulness that can be accessed beyond your mind
. The key is also moving and training your body.

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Beyond Noticing: Putting Mindfulness into Action

A critical part of mindfulness is paying attention to our experience in the present moment.

In fact, every definition I’ve ever heard of mindfulness includes this element in some form. According to Jon Kabat-Zinn, “Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.”

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