What is Mindfulness?

This ‘core concept’ paper is a compilation of quotations from authors who have written on the topic of mindfulness. It is organised to provide a framework for understanding and exploring the topic from an intercultural perspective. It covers the following aspects:

  1. Understanding mindfulness & mindlessness;
  2. Psychological perspectives on mindfulness;
  3. Mindfulness and intercultural interaction;
  4. Developing mindfulness;
  5. Shared mindfulness.