The 5 MINDFULGym Angels: Friends of Mindfulness

Updated: May 16



MINDFULGym's definition of mindfulness

Mindfulness means remembering to pay attention to the present moment with an attitude of kindness, a beginner's mind & wisdom.


The 5 MINDFULGym Angels:

1.Memory
2.Attention
3.Kindness
4.Beginner's Mind
5.Wisdom

The angels remind us of the principles to apply in various mindfulness-based exercises.


Memory: 3R's

  • Remember [1]

  • Remind [2]

  • Reflect [3]

[1] Remember & recall instructions for practice.

[2] Remind ourselves to practice.

[3] Reflect on our practice & learn.


Color: grey




Attention: PAC

  • Present Moment/NOW

  • Awareness/Attention

  • Calmness/Stillness

Mindful Attention + Present Moment = MINDFULNESS

Color: blue





Kindness: 3G's

  • Gentle

  • Grateful

  • Generous

Mindful Attention + Kindness = KINDFULNESS

Color: pink






Beginner's Mind: 3M's

  • Modify [1]

  • Mix [2]

  • Match [3]

[1] Modify the practice.

[2] Mix the practice.

[3] Match the practice to your needs.

Mindful Attention + Beginner's Mind = FRESHFULNESS

Color: green


Wisdom: 3 I's

  • Impermanent [1]

  • Imperfect [2]

  • Impersonal [3]

[1] This will also pass.

[2] It could have been worse.

[3] I'm not alone.

Mindful Attention + Wisdom = AWAKEFULNESS

Color: yellow



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