All Quotes, Mindfulness

30+ Mindfulness Quotes

Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us. It’s familiar to us because it’s what we already do, how we already are. It takes many shapes and goes by many names. This is a collection of 30+ mindfulness quotes and sayings.




1. Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind. Roy T. Bennett
2. Let go of your mind and then be mindful. Close your ears and listen! Rumi
3. Life is a dance. Mindfulness is witnessing that dance. Amit Ray
4. Mindfulness isn't difficult, we just need to remember to do it. Sharon Salzberg
5. Mindful leadership keeps you cool and energetic in any situation, so that you can make the best possible decisions. Amit Ray
6. Mindfulness has never met a cognition it didn't like. Daniel J. Siegel
7. Two thoughts cannot coexist at the same time: if the clear light of mindfulness is present, there is no room for mental twilight. Nyanaponika Thera
8. We cannot force the development of mindfulness. Allan Lokos
9. Mindfulness is necessary in order for us to be aware of ourselves in the moment. Akiroq Brost
10. Mindfulness is the open-hearted energy of being aware in the present moment. It’s the daily cultivation—practice—of touching life deeply. Laurie Buchanan
11. Meditation can be a doorway to mindfulness. Amy Leigh Mercree
12. Do everything in mindfulness so you can really be there, so you can love. Thich Nhat Hanh
13. Mindfulness is a way of befriending ourselves and our experience. Jon Kabat-Zinn
14. The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Jon Kabat Zinn



15. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing. Jon Kabat-Zinn
16. The feeling that any task is a nuisance will soon disappear if it is done in mindfulness. Thích Nhất Hạnh
17. The things that matter most in our lives are not fantastic or grand. They are moments when we touch one another. Jack Kornfield
18. With mindfulness, you can establish yourself in the present in order to touch the wonders of life that are available in that moment. Nhat Hanh
19. Mindfulness helps you go home to the present. And every time you go there and recognize a condition of happiness that you have, happiness comes. Nhat Hanh
20. Writing can be an incredible mindfulness practice. Jon Kabat-Zinn
21. Science and mindfulness complement each other in helping people to eat well and maintain their health and well-being. Nhat Hanh
22. I do some compassionate mindfulness every day. It's like a Buddhist thing. I tell myself that I'm doing a good job, that kind of thing. It makes me feel better. Maria Bamford
23. Mindfulness is so powerful that the fact that it comes out of Buddhism is irrelevant. Jon Kabat-Zinn
24. Mindfulness helps you go home to the present. And every time you go there and recognize a condition of happiness that you have, happiness comes. Nhat Hanh
25. Mindfulness isn’t difficult, we just need to remember to do it. Sharon Salzberg
26. The art of peaceful living comes down to living compassionately & wisely.” – Allan Lokos
27. We cannot force the development of mindfulness.
28. Life is a dance. Mindfulness is witnessing that dance. Amit Ray
29. A mind set in its ways is wasted. Eric Schmidt
30. Mindful eating is a way to become reacquainted with the guidance of our internal nutritionist. Jan Chozen Bays
31. Mindful eating means simply eating or drinking while being aware of each bite or sip. Thích Nhất Hạnh
32. Mindful eating is about awareness. When you eat mindfully, you slow down, pay attention to the food you’re eating, and savor every bite. Susan Albers
33. We cannot force the development of mindfulness. Allan Lokos
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