“The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.”
Mindfulness is very "in" at the moment. There are quotes and articles everywhere. There was even an piece in the newspaper about a school somewhere in New Zealand that is modelling its curriculum on mindfulness.
Like anything, concepts like mindfulness can get hijacked. Learned people provide their own opinions and somehow what is actually a jolly simple and straight forward concept ends up being a spiritual buzzword. So what is mindfulness?
"Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet."