When the pendulum swings, it sometimes goes too far before it finds its balance.
Don’t let the fad fool you. There’s more to mindfulness than some new age, “hippy dippy” buzzword that promises rainbow thoughts and inner peace for 5 easy payments of $29.95.
Mindfulness is ancient. Its roots are found in Buddhist teachings of moment to moment awareness. The purpose is to cultivate focus and awareness on the present moment; not what happened yesterday, last week, or what you’re worried about in the future – mindfulness is about being present right now.