Discover the most popular and inspiring quotes and sayings on the topic of Mindful. Share them with your friends on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, or your personal blogs, and let the world be inspired by their powerful messages. Here are the Top 100 Mindful Quotes And Sayings by 62 Authors including Steven Jay Fogel,Stephen Batchelor,Sharon Salzberg,Jack Kornfield,Natasa Nuit Pantovic for you to enjoy and share.

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Mindfulness is focusing on the present with intent, being in the present instead of allowing ourselves to be run on automatic pilot by our past-based default programming. Being -- Steven Jay Fogel
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[Mindfulness] is not concerned with anything transcendent or divine. It serves as an antidote to theism, a cure for sentimental piety, a scalpel for excising the tumor of metaphysical belief. (130) -- Stephen Batchelor
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Mindfulness is so much wiser and more robust than our inner critic. -- Sharon Salzberg
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With mindfulness, we are learning to observe in a new way, with balance and a powerful disidentification. -- Jack Kornfield
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Mindfulness increases the awareness of the Nature of the Mind. If we learn to Control our Mind and Listen to our Souls we can consciously choose to be Joyful instead of sad, Peaceful and Loving, Alert and Relaxed. -- Natasa Nuit Pantovic
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Mindfulness is now more relevant than ever as an effective and dependable counterbalance to strengthen our health and well-being, and perhaps our very sanity. -- Jon Kabat-Zinn
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The bones and tendons of the mind are mindfulness and awareness. Mindfulness is the mind's strength, and awareness is its flexibility. Without these abilities, we cannot function. When we drink a glass of water, drive a car, or have a conversation, we are using mindfulness and awareness. -- Sakyong Mipham
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Mindfulness is about love and loving life. When you cultivate this love, it gives you clarity and compassion for life, and your actions happen in accordance with that. -- Jon Kabat-Zinn
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How does one practice mindfulness? Sit in meditation. Be aware of only your breath. -- Gautama Buddha
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In mindfulness one is not only restful and happy, but alert and awake. Meditation is not evasion; it is a serene encounter with reality. -- Thich Nhat Hanh
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Mindfulness develops attention, concentration and the ability to simply be present with little or no future orientation, past orientation or goal orientation - choosing to be a human being rather than a human doing. -- Ian Gawler
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If mindfulness is the cure to wayward thought, which can be responsible for a lot of the stress, depression and anxiety in society, then this mindfulness needs to be constant. -- Brittany Hallison
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Mindfulness is a mental activity that in due course eliminates all suffering. -- Ayya Khema
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Mindfulness isn't something we practice only in the meditation hall; we also practice in the kitchen, in the garden, or when we're on the telephone, driving the car, or washing the dishes. -- Thich Nhat Hanh
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Mindfulness is like a microscope; it is neither an offensive nor defensive weapon in relation to the germs we observe through it. The function of the microscope is just to clearly present what is there. -- Chogyam Trungpa
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The energy of mindfulness has the element of friendship and loving kindness in it. -- Thich Nhat Hanh
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A mind in the present moment is meditation. -- Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
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For one who is a learner and who has not yet come to master their mind, but who dwells aspiring for peace from that which binds, making it a matter concerning himself, I know of no other thing as helpful as giving close attention to the mind. -- Gautama Buddha
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To achieve purity of mind, one should cultivate constant awareness by being mindful all the time. One should remain always aware of one's thoughts. -- Rama Swami
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The practice of mindfulness is monitoring your mind all day and all night. It's enjoyable to just remove things that make you unhappy from your mind, to clarify your emotions. -- Frederick Lenz
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Mindfulness, though so highly praised and capable of such great achievements, is not at all a "mystical" state, beyond the ken and reach of the average person. It is, on the contrary, something quite simple and common, and very familiar to us. -- Nyanaponika Thera
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Life is a collection of moments. Mindfulness is beautification of the moments. -- Amit Ray
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Mindfulness, as defined by the Buddha, means awareness of incessant change, of arising and vanishing, inside of your own body, which is the ultimate reality of your own life. -- Paul Fleischman
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Mindfulness allows us to watch our thoughts, see how one thought leads to the next, decide if we're heading down an unhealthy path, and, if so, let go and change directions. -- Sharon Salzberg
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Simply put, mindfulness is moment-to-moment non-judgmental awareness. -- Jon Kabat-Zinn
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Concentration is a cornerstone of mindfulness practice. Your mindfulness will only be as robust as the capacity of your mind to be calm and stable. Without calmness, the mirror of mindfulness will have an agitated and choppy surface and will not be able to reflect things with any accuracy. -- Jon Kabat-Zinn
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To become mindful ... present ... is really the invitation to work with the joys and the sorrows of the world, and to do so with this gift, this capacity of loving awareness, of attention that actually can be present for the whole dance. -- Jack Kornfield
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Be mindful 24 hours a day, not just during the one hour you may allot for formal meditation or reading scripture and reciting prayers. Each act must be carried out in mindfulness. -- Nhat Hanh
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Mindfulness helps us get better at seeing the difference between what's happening and the stories we tell ourselves about what's happening, stories that get in the way of direct experience. Often such stories treat a fleeting state of mind as if it were our entire and permanent self. -- Sharon Salzberg
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Mindfulness requires being a beginner. Setting absurdly high-standards, and being unwilling to be a novice, are the joint enemies of personal progress and change. Nobody benchpresses 100 kilos the first time they enter a gym. -- Paul Gibbons
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Every moment of mindfulness means the gradual destruction of latent defilements. It is somewhat like cutting away a piece of wood with a small axe, every stroke helping to get rid of the unwanted fragments of wood. -- Mahasi Sayadaw
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I'm doing my best to be mindful about how I'm living: to be kind and patient, and not to impose a bad mood on somebody else. Being mindful is as good a way to be spiritual as anything else. -- Deirdre O'kane
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Mindfulness and awareness will allow you to participate in your life rather than only reacting to life. Through practicing mindfulness, you can begin to enjoy the simple things in life that have been lost in the clutter. -- Bryant Mcgill
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If you have time to be mindful, you have time to meditate. -- Ajahn Chah
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Mindfulness helps us to set boundaries by revealing what makes us unhappy & what brings us peace. -- Sharon Salzberg
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In a growing economy where our attention is being farmed for commercial gain, mindfulness is one of the few tools available for returning our sense of agency and control. -- Rohan Gunatillake
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Mindfulness is Buddha's word for meditation. By mindfulness he means: you should always remain alert, watchful. You should always remain present. Not a single thing should be done in a sort of sleepy state of mind. You should not move like a somnambulist, you should move with a sharp consciousness. -- Rajneesh
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Mindfulness promises a great number of desirable benefits, and is based on much more solid research than many competing ideas on how to change people. -- Paul Gibbons
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There are a lot of different ways to talk about mindfulness, but what it really means is awareness. -- Jon Kabat-Zinn
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True mindfulness is the awareness that everything you encounter
is a vigorous expression of the same living universe as you. -- Brad Warner
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Mindfulness, the aware, balanced acceptance of present experience, is at the heart of what the Buddha taught. -- Sylvia Boorstein
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If we are able to take responsibility for our own mind, then we can work with whatever life throws at us without resentment or blame, and with the curiosity and self-care that are necessary for mindfulness to develop in all aspects of life. On this basis, we can also help others. -- Ethan Nichtern
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The skill of mindfulness allows you to remain grounded in the present moment even when you face difficult stressors, so that your stressful feelings feel more manageable.. -- Melanie Greenberg
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To be more aware, we need only listen for and let go of the thoughts which steal our attention. -- Guy Finley
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Mindfulness has been called the heart of Buddhist meditation. -- Jon Kabat-Zinn
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Knowing what you are doing while you are doing it is the essence of mindfulness practice. -- Jon Kabat-Zinn
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Now an extraordinary and helpful fact is that by making Mind the object of our attention, not only does the serenity which is its nature begin to well up of its own accord but its steady unchanging character itself helps spontaneously to repel all disturbing thoughts. -- Paul Brunton
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My favorite definition of the mindful path is the one the reveals itself as you walk down it. You cannot find the path until you step on to it. -- Kelly Mcgonigal
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Mindfulness is a quality that's always there. It's an illusion that there's a meditation and post-meditation period, which I always find amusing, because you're either mindful or you're not. -- Richard Gere
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Every step taken in mindfulness brings us one step closer to healing ourselves and the planet. -- Nhat Hanh
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Mindfulness is not chasing the moment but beautifying the moment. -- Amit Ray
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Walk, with awareness. Eat, with awareness. Breathe, with awareness. -- Rajneesh
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I kept hearing about mindfulness, which isn't a new subject. In fact it's rooted in ancient Buddhism. Wikipedia defines Mindfulness as "The intentional, accepting, non-judgmental focus of one's attention on the emotions, thoughts and sensations occurring in the present moment. -- Kp Croft
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The mind is like a lake lashed into waves. Make the water of the lake clear and calm. -- Swami Prabhavananda
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The great benefit of practicing mindfulness ... is presence of mind within a storm of emotions. -- Phillip Moffitt
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Mindfulness helps us freeze the frame so that we can become aware of our sensations and experiences as they are, without the distorting coloration of socially conditioned responses or habitual reactions. -- Henepola Gunaratana
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The challenge for mindfulness is to be present for your experience as it is rather than immediately jumping in to change it or try to force it to be different. -- Jon Kabat-Zinn
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Mindfulness frees us of forgetfulness and dispersion and makes it possible to live fully each minute of life. Mindfulness enables us to live. -- Thich Nhat Hanh
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Effort, concentration, and mindfulness are the internal ways in which the mind restores itself from being out of balance and lost in confusion to a condition of ease, clarity, and wisdom NO external action needs to happen. [p. 17] -- Sylvia Boorstein
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ultimately, mindfulness is intimacy - with ourselves and the world - underneath any apparent separation between the two. The -- Jon Kabat-Zinn
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I am more able to recognize when my mind has gotten itself into trouble and increasingly eager to mobilize the energy to rescue it. Concentration and mindfulness, as remedies to confusion, are either self-activating ... or at least reasonably available remedies to confusion. [pp. 17-18] -- Sylvia Boorstein
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We cannot expect miracles of mindfulness in our own lives without preparation, commitment & continuing to energetically progress along our spiritual way. -- Surya Das
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What mindfulness does is create some space in your head so you can, as the Buddhists say, "respond" rather than simply "react." In -- Dan Harris
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We could say that the word mindfulness is pointing to being one with our experience, not dissociating, being right there when our hand touches the doorknob or the telephone rings or feelings of all kinds arise. The -- Pema Chodron
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In Buddhism, mindfulness is the key. Mindfulness is the energy that sheds light on all things and all activities, producing the power of concentration, bringing forth deep insight and awakening. Mindfulness is the base of Buddhist practice -- Nhat Hanh
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Mindfulness gives you time. Time gives you choices. Choices, skillfully made, lead to freedom. You don't have to be swept away by your feeling. You can respond with wisdom and kindness rather than habit and reactivity. -- Henepola Gunaratana
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Mindfulness is to understand that there is a no moment left to be unhappy. -- Amit Ray
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By slapping the word mindfulness on new products and services simply to make them fashionable, these corporations are making the word itself somewhat impotent. "Mindfulness" is at risk of becoming the new "organic. -- David Gelles
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Mindfulness practice means that we commit fully in each moment to be present; inviting ourselves to interface with this moment in full awareness, with the intention to embody as best we can an orientation of calmness, mindfulness, and equanimity right here and right now. -- Jon Kabat-Zinn
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The mind is by nature restless. Begin liberating it from its restlessness; give it peace; make it free from distractions; train it to look inward; make this a habit. This is done by ignoring the external world and removing the obstacles to peace of mind. -- Ramana Maharshi
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Vigilance enables wisdom and is the key to freewill -- Michael J. Cooper
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Mindfulness means that as we go through the day we learn to gain control of our mind, our emotions. We learn to conserve energy in a variety of simple and complicated ways that we learned in Buddhist practice. -- Frederick Lenz
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Mindfulness develops the ability to be a real friend to ourselves. -- Mare Chapman
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The mind should be kept peaceful. As the prophet Isaiah tells us, when the mind is stayed on the right things, it will be at rest. -- Joyce Meyer
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Mindfulness creates centered awareness. When you do one thing at a time, you're guaranteed excellent results. If you do too many things simultaneously, it messes up your neural circuits. Focus on one thing at a time. -- Deepak Chopra
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Mindfulness, by helping us notice our impulses before we act, gives us the opportunity to decide whether to act and how to act -- Gil Fronsdal
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Mindfulness is that space where you are in touch with life-experience and you are brightly aware. -- Bryant Mcgill
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Observe what is with undivided awareness. -- Bruce Lee
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A truly peaceful mind is very sensitive, very aware. -- Dalai Lama
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Nurture you mind with great thoughts -- Gunnar Nelson
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Mindfulness is loving all the details of our lives, and awareness is the natural thing that happens: life begins to open up, and you realize that you're always standing at the center of the world. -- Pema Chodron
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Concentration and mindfulness are the internal ways in which the mind restores itself from being out of balance and lost in confusion to a condition of ease, clarity, and wisdom. No external action needs to happen. -- Sylvia Boorstein
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Mindfulness is a pause
the space between stimulus and response: that's where choice lies. -- Tara Brach
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Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and indifference toward the wicked. -- Patanjali
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Mindfulness is attainable when one can embrace life, not its circumstances. -- Michelle Cruz-Rosado
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Let the wise one control his thoughts, for they are difficult to perceive, often elusive, and they rush about frantically: a mind well controlled achieves peace and happiness. -- Gautama Buddha
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Life is a dance. Mindfulness is witnessing that dance. -- Amit Ray
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Mindfulness gives freedom from negative and fixed mindset to positive and growth mindset. -- Amit Ray
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Let me keep my mind on what matters, which is my work, which is mostly standing still and learning to be astonished. -- Mary Oliver
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I'm pretty much done with mindfulness. I'm just going to start paying attention. -- Gina Barreca
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Mindfulness needs to not be judgmental to really be mindfulness, which means it needs a basis of loving kindness. -- Sharon Salzberg
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Mindfulness can serve as an antidote to living a fragmental life riven with deleterious delusions and illusions. -- Kilroy J. Oldster
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Even the tiniest manifestation of mindfulness in any moment might give rise to an intuition or insight that could be hugely transforming. -- Jon Kabat-Zinn
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CALMNESS of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. It is the result of long and patient effort in self-control. -- James Allen
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My mind is tranquil. I allow peace into my life -- Leon Nacson
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Eventually, if we are going to wake up and truly come home to our own heartmind, we have to turn the full scope of our life into a practice space. This doesn't have to start as an all-the-time endeavor, but little by little it is said that our awareness practice can become a constant companion. It -- Ethan Nichtern
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With mindfulness, you can establish yourself in the present in order to touch the wonders of life that are available in that moment. -- Nhat Hanh
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In any given moment we are either practicing mindfulness, or defacto, we are practicing mindlessness. -- Jon Kabat-Zinn
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Still the mind. Inhale peace. Let go of worries. Exhale stress. Notice the breath. Connect to all. Embrace calm. -- Mary Davis
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The practice of mindfulness is nothing more than focusing on the current moment. -- Debasish Mridha