Mindfulness Quote of the Day
You alone are the judge of your worth and your goal is to discover infinite worth in yourself, no matter what anyone else thinks.

--Deepak Chopra

Mindfulness Quote of the Day
The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.
--Thich Nhat Hanh

Mindfulness Quote of the Day
Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life.

--Marcus Aurelius

Mindfulness Quote of the Day
Seek and see all the marvels around you. You will get tired of looking at yourself alone, and that fatigue will make you deaf and blind to everything else.

--Carlos Castaneda

Mindfulness Quote of the Day
It’s a transformative experience to simply pause instead of immediately fill up the space. By waiting, we begin to connect with fundamental restlessness as well as fundamental spaciousness.

--Pema Chödrön

Mindfulness Quote of the Day
Don't let yesterday use up too much of today.

--Cherokee Native American Proverb

Mindfulness Quote of the Day
When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.

--Alexander Graham Bell

Mindfulness and Attention to the Details

Mindfulness is a practice rooted in cultivating attention by noticing and appreciating our mind's continuously distracted nature.

So pervasive is the minds meanderings during the day, that scientific research is exploring the extent to which our mind's wandering impact our effectiveness, productivity, and emotional well being.

Accountants are in the business of paying attention to detail--the kind of attention most people have difficulty mustering or maintaining for more than a short period of time.

By paying attention, tasks and projects can be completed in a timely and cost effective manner. Through this productivity, feelings of efficacy and motivation are enhanced.

We live in a world filled with organizations motivated to attract our attention and technologies that carry with them the potential to distract us, endlessly. And as more and more people fall into states of greater distraction, we too are inclined in this direction.

Mindfulness practices are a powerful means to enhance our capacity to pay attention, maintain attention on a chosen object, and notice things that others miss. It can also help us remain engaged and interested, even in the midst of repetitive and time consuming projects.