Meditation, mindfulness gaining popularity in Silicon Valley – San Jose Mercury News

Mindfulness is a state of being fully in touch with the present moment. It means being conscious, from moment to moment, of your thoughts, feelings, physical senses and the environment around us. It involves detecting little things you might not have discovered before. The purpose is not so much about relaxing, but more on noticing things smoothly. Two mindful techniques that can be done everywhere are focussed breathing and body scan.

Meditation, mindfulness gaining popularity in Silicon ValleySan Jose Mercury NewsClasses in mindfulness practices have become popular at some of Silicon Valley’s signature tech giants, where Los Altos mindfulness-based psychotherapist and educator Renée Burgard conducts training. "There are more teachers of this in the San …and more »…Meditation, mindfulness gaining popularity in Silicon Valley – San Jose Mercury News

Mindfulness essentially calls for the passive observation of internal and external stimuli without mental reaction. It’s most explicitly, but not entirely, laid out in Buddhist meditation texts.

Some posts I didn’t have time to review and post up dealing with mindfulness practice

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