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"Mindfulness is about being fully awake in our lives. It is about perceiving the exquisite vividness of each moment. We also gain immediate access to our own powerful inner resources for insight, transformation, and healing". - JON KABAT-ZINN

Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose
in the present moment
— Jon Kabat-Zinn

Mindfulness with Mindful Edinburgh is...

... a combination of attitudes, techniques, and ways of being which as we learn to embody them, can enable us to be more present to what is happening, while it is happening. Sounds simple. It is. Yet as with most things in life, it takes practice.

  Just about anyone can learn to develop mindfulness

  Just about anyone can learn to develop mindfulness

So why practice?

The evidence is extensive so here's a summary of how mindfulness can benefit people. (For more details of the research just click here for frequently asked questions):


boosting health

Mindfulness (MBSR) is well respected in the medical world as a compliment to (not a replacement for) various treatments and has been proven effective in helping with a wide range of medical and psychological conditions including

anxiety          cancer          chronic pain          depression          grief          headaches          heart disease          high blood pressure          sleep problems


reducing stress

Mindfulness (MBSR) not only reduces general personal stress, but has also been shown to reduce work, family and financial stress also.


optimising performance

The worlds of business, art, politics, sport, even the U.S. military have been training people in mindfulness. How come? Mindfulness (MBSR) has been shown to focus the mind and improve concentration. Leaders have been shown to develop empathy and patience. It's being used by artists to develop creativity and by athletes and musicians to enhance performance.