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Top 30 Quotes on Mindfulness.

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Mindfulness is the practice of purposely bringing one’s attention to the present moment without judgment, a skill one develops through meditation or other training. The need to stay mindful and present can not be over-emphasized in our present age of always-on, tweet, sharing, and clicking world. We are busy doing nothing, running, chasing fame, the thrill and dopamine rush of vanity metrics such as likes, retweets, reshares, material things and we forget to stay in the moment, focus on the here and now. Mindfulness enables us to stay on the focused on what really matter.

Here are 30 great quotes on Mindfulness:

  • Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing. – Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.- Buddha
  • The real question is not whether life exists after death. The real question is whether you are alive before death. -Osho
  • The only way to live is by accepting each minute as an unrepeatable miracle. – Tara Brach
  • The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.- Jiddu Krishnamurti
  • Few of us ever life in the present. We are forever anticipating what is to come or remembering what has gone.- Louis L’Amour
  • With mindfulness, you can establish yourself in the present in order to touch the wonders of life that are available in that moment. – Thich Nhat Hanh
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  • Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it. – Eckhart Tolle
  • With meditation, you begin to relax in your seat and just watch the movie of life.- Ken Wilber
  • Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. – Carl Jung

You can‘t stop the wavesbut you can learn to surf.- Jon Kabat-Zinn

  • Mindfulness gives you time. Time gives you choices. Choices, skillfully made, lead to freedom. – Bhante Henepola Gunaratana
  • How we pay attention to the present moment largely determines the character of our experience, and therefore, the quality of our lives.– Sam Harris
  • Mindfulness meditation doesn’t change life. Life remains as fragile and unpredictable as ever. Meditation changes the heart’s capacity to accept life as it is.– Sylvia Boorstein
  • Everything is created twice, first in the mind and then in reality. – Robin S. Sharma
  • Mindfulness isn’t difficult, we just need to remember to do it. – Sharon Salzberg
  • In the end, just three things matter: How well we have lived. How well we have loved. How well we have learned to let go. – Jack Kornfield
  • Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it will); being with the unpleasant without fearing it will always be this way (which it won’t).- James Baraz
  • Being mindful means that we suspend judgment for a time, set aside our immediate goals for the future, and take in the present moment as it is rather than as we would like it to be. – Mark Williams
  • Every time we become aware of a thought, as opposed to being lost in a thought, we experience that opening of the mind.- Joseph Goldstein
  • Do every act of your life as though it were the last act of your life.- Marcus Aurelius

Use every distraction as an object of meditation and they cease to be distractions.- Mingyur Rinpoche

  • Guilt, regret, resentment, sadness & all forms of nonforgiveness are caused by too much past & not enough presence. – Eckhart Tolle
  • This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.- Alan Watts
  • Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the small uncaring ways.- Stephen Vincent Benet
  • The fundamental cause of grasping and rejecting, the source of all our pain, relies upon taking things –all our mental projections– as real.- Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche
  • Every problem perceived to be ‘out there’ is really nothing more than a misperception within your own thinking.- Byron Katie
  • If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.- Amit Ray
  • If you aren’t in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret.- Jim Carrey
  • Mindfulness is a way of being present: paying attention to and accepting what is happening in our lives. It helps us to be aware of and step away from our automatic and habitual reactions to our everyday experiences. – Elizabeth Thornton
  • The foundation of all mental illness is the unwillingness to experience legitimate suffering. – C.G. Jung
  • If it isn’t good, let it die. If it doesn’t die, make it good. – Ajahn Chah

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