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 Mindfulness does not conflict with any beliefs or traditions, whether religious, cultural or scientific. It is simply a practical way to notice thoughts, physical sensations, sights, sounds, smells - anything we would not normally notice. The actual skills might be simple, but because it is so different from how our minds normally behave, it takes a lot of practice, self-discipline and determination. ​ Mindfulness does not conflict with any beliefs or traditions, whether religious, cultural or scientific. It is simply a practical way to notice thoughts, physical sensations, sights, sounds, smells - anything we would not normally notice. The actual skills might be simple, but because it is so different from how our minds normally behave, it takes a lot of practice, self-discipline and determination. ​
  
-Mindfulness might simply be described as choosing and learning our focus of attention. ​ For many, we can seem to go through life on automatic pilot. ​+Mindfulness might simply be described as choosing and learning our focus of attention. ​ For many, we can seem to go through life on automatic pilot.  Mindfulness can help in breaking old habits of thoughts that are often on helpful and can lead to a worsening mood. 
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 +The more we practice mindfulness we will notice that our attention goes back to our activity continually,​ noticing sensations from outside and within us
  
 ==== Why is mindfulness useful for teachers and students to explore in an educational context? ==== ==== Why is mindfulness useful for teachers and students to explore in an educational context? ====
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