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addaword.gifdefinition of mindfulness

noun
the use of meditation and breathing techniques to achieve a calm state and to relieve stress
Mindfuness is largely driven by the psychology community at a number of Universities in the UK including Oxford and Cambridge.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 05/03/2013 09:38:00
Definition of mindfulness from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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