In recent years, the term mindfulness has become a media buzz-word, which has stimulated high levels of interest in the concept and practice. Ironically, the practice of mindfulness is far from new. The relentless demands on our attention, and the apparent status that comes from being busy, contribute to a sense of mindless disconnection from ourselves and others. Our innate longing to “come home” to ourselves … to reclaim our lives … to simply relish in rich and meaningful moments … is becoming increasingly sensed and acknowledged.
In the video below from 60 Minutes, Anderson Cooper reports on what it's like to try to achieve "mindfulness," a self-awareness scientists say is very healthy, but rarely achieved in today's world of digital distractions.
The good news: Prairie Centre for Mindfulness offers a wide range of options for individuals, organizations, schools and businesses interesting in reclaiming what it means to be fully alive. Awaken to your life.