mindfulness

[ mahynd-fuh l-nis ]
/ ˈmaɪnd fəl nɪs /

noun

the state or quality of being mindful or aware of something.
Psychology.
  1. a technique in which one focuses one's full attention only on the present, experiencing thoughts, feelings, and sensations but not judging them: The practice of mindfulness can reduce stress and physical pain.
  2. the mental state maintained by the use of this technique.

Nearby words

  1. minder,
  2. mindfuck,
  3. mindful,
  4. mindful eating,
  5. mindfully,
  6. mindless,
  7. mindlessly,
  8. mindoro,
  9. mindscape,
  10. mindset

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mindfulness

/ (ˈmaɪndfʊlnɪs) /

noun

the the state or quality of being mindful
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