Mindfulness of Breath: Key to Calm and Peace
by Dr Gordon Wong, Specialist in Psychiatry
MBBS (HK), MRCPsych, FHKCPsych, FHKAM (Psychiatry), MSocSc (Couns)(South Australia), DCPsyc RCP&S (Irel), DFM (HKCFP), Dip Med (CUHK), PGDipClinDerm (QMUL)
Mindfulness is the ongoing, intentional and non judgmental contact with the here and now. It is derived from Buddhist traditions, but mindfulness itself is not a religion or a religious practice. It can be practiced by anyone who wishes to improve their awareness of their inner experiences and external stimuli.