The ABC’s of Mindfulness
for all ages!
The rewards of practicing mindfulness have the potential to transform your attitudes, values, behaviors, and physical & emotional well-being in a very positive and powerful way, which you may hardly notice, that is… until you notice them! Research is proving this over and over again! Here at the “YOUniversity”, we are learning and practicing our ABC’s of mindfulness, from kids to grownups. Join us! Decide how you want to “be” or show up in life.
Is there a mindful quality you would like to strengthen or empower in yourself? Why not select a mindful quality from the list below that you would like to notice and practice just for today, or for this week, or month!
What is your superpower?
“I am…” “My practice in this moment is to be…”
Aware, Attentive, Accepting, Appreciative, Attuned, Authentic, Adaptable, Alert, Accountable, Awesome
Balanced, Breathing, Beautiful, Brave, Being (Not Doing)
Compassionate, “Compassionfit”, Caring, Courageous, Calm, Connected, Centered, Curious, Creative, Content, Capable, Committed, Considerate, Cooperative, Confident, Contemplative
Dynamic, Disciplined, Deep, Deliberate, Discerning, Determined
Empowered, Energized, Embodied, Emotionally Intelligent (EQ), Enriched, Empathetic, Effective, Ethical, Extraordinary
Focused, Flexible, Forgiving, Flourishing, Friendly, Fortitude
Grateful, Gracious, Generous, Growing, Guiding, Gentle
Heartful, Happy, Healthy, Holistic, Honorable, Helpful, Honest, Harmonious
Intentional, Inspired, Inspiring, Interpersonal, Intrapersonal, Inquiring, Insightful, Intuition
Kind, Kindful, Knowledgeable
Loving, Lovable, Leader, Listener, Letting go, Limitless
Mindful, Magnanimous, Modest
Non-judgmental, Non-violent, Non-harming, Nurturing, Noticer, Non-striving
Optimistic, Open, Open-hearted, Open-minded, Observant, Objective
Positive, Peaceful, Passionate, Patient, Present, Playful, Powerful, Principled
Resilient, Relaxed, Response-able, Reflective, Risk-taker, Reliable, Resourceful, Respectful
Skillful, Sm’Heart, Self-compassionate, Self-aware, Socially-aware, Self-disciplined, Strong, Silent, Still, Sage, Safe
Thoughtful, Transforming, Trusting, Trustworthy, Truthful, Thankful
Understanding, Upstanding, Unfolding
Virtuous, Versatile, Vibrant, Venturesome
Wise, Welcoming, Well, Warm, Willing
Xenodochial (friendly to strangers)
YOU, Yes(!), Youthful, Yogic
Are there any you would add? Let us know! Post in comments below!
This list will be updated from time to time and was last updated 1/18/19.