The art of paying proper attention. And of living in the here and now, directing our full focus on to the moment. And not just at some point, but now. An example: do you still remember what your first coffee of the day tasted like? No? For most people, autopilot kicks in as soon as they wake up. Meaning that we are never really present for the task at hand. And this is where mindfulness enters into the equation. Special exercises are designed to bring whirring thoughts to a standstill, creating a space for serenity to take hold. This helps when waiting in line at a checkout or dealing with day-to-day workplace stress.