A 20-Minute Session of Mindfulness Can Ease Physical and Emotional Pain

There’s a lot of talk about mindfulness these days, and if you’re not familiar with the practice, you may be wondering if it’s all hype. Admittedly, I was initially a skeptic too: I’m terrible at traditional meditation, so I lumped mindfulness (moment to moment nonjudgemental awareness and acceptance) in with it and deemed it “not for me” without really giving …