Jon Kabat-Zinn

“We are apt to get so caught up in our heads and in what we think it’s important,
that it is easy to fall into a state of chronic tension, anxiety and perpetual distraction
that continually drives our lives and easily becomes our default mode of operating,
our autopilot…. Mindfulness is now more relevant than ever an effective and
dependable counterbalance to strengthen our health and well being…”

Full catastrophe living, introduction to second edition, page XI