7 Things Mindful People Do Differently

What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is the practice of cultivating a focused awareness on the present moment. It is both a daily habit and a lifelong process. Mindfulness is the ability to know what is happening in your mind without reacting to it. According to expert Jon Kabat-Zinn, mindfulness “is awareness that arises through paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgementally….It’s about noticing what is on your mind.” 

Countless studies have proven that practicing mindfulness can reduce stress, anxiety, increase working memory, boost health, focus, self-esteem and many more benefits. Below are 7 things mindful people do differently you can incorporate into your daily life. 

1. Approach everyday things with curiosity and savour them

2. Forgive their mistakes - big or small

3. Practice compassion and nurture connections

4. Show gratitude for good moments - and grace for bad ones

5. Make peace with imperfection inside and out

6. Embrace vulnerability by trusting others and themselves

7. Accept and appreciate that things come and go