Updated 08/29/2017
  1. 1.
    the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something.
    "their mindfulness of the wider cinematic tradition"
  2. 2.
    a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique.

   5 Ways You Can Use Mindfullness To Fix
   Your Brain, Reduce Stress and Boost Performance  |  LinkedIn, Dr. Travis Bradberry                 10/18/2015
   There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness
   meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically
   altering your brain.
   Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20
   studies to understand how practicing mindfulness affects the brain. While the researchers
   found significant changes in eight brain regions, there are two regions that are of particular
    importance to you.
    In these brain regions, the simple act of practicing mindfulness increased both brain activity
    and the density of brain tissue: