“Mindfulness” is a buzzword these days—the latest fad based on ancient precepts.
Yoga, of course, is a mindful practice now entrenched in modern culture. "Mindful meditation" (which sounds redundant) is taking hold.
The Wall Street Journal recently ran an article about mindfulness in psychotherapy. And you've probably started hearing talk of mindful eating.
Although the utility of mindfulness for weight control is not yet proven,