Some people speak of mindfulness as paying attention to this moment with a nonjudgmental attitude, that is, simply accepting what is. But nonjudgment and acceptance imply a neutral attitude towards our experience, whether it be painful or pleasurable. Appreciation, on the other hand, implies a more positive attitude that arises out of the fundamental stance we take towards the experience of existence. It is an attitude of reverence that arises out of the experience of still Awareness, cultivated by Attending.
This talk is the second in a four-part series on mindful transformation.