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The power of curiosity

Watch Richard introduce the notion of curiosity, which is one of the central qualities of mindfulness.

Watch Richard introduce the notion of curiosity, or being interested in something, which can help us to be more mindful.

Curiosity is a central quality of mindfulness. When we are genuinely curious and interested in our experience, this deepens our engagement with it.

This brings the attention more fully to the present moment, and we also have the opportunity to discover new things about mundane, everyday experiences that we might normally take for granted.

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