1. Introduction

In this introductory video, Thomas describes what it was that brought him to mindfulness practice at a young age. He offers a personal working definition of what mindfulness is and discusses different benefits from engaging the practice. Ultimately, mindfulness practice is a powerful tool for living life with a fullness of joy.


• Thomas shares the circumstances that put him on the path of meditation.
• What is mindfulness? It is the awareness at the heart of experience and the practices that help you center yourself in this awareness.
• Why practice mindfulness? Health benefits, healing, wholeness.
• Getting at the roots of chronic “seeking”
• Living from fullness
• Direct experience is the only true teacher

Guided Meditation Practice: