Mindfulness practice is derived from the Buddhist practice of "Vipassana" or "Insight Meditation," and uses the processes of one's own mind and body as the subject of attention.  By attending to one's own thoughts, emotions, and physical sensations without judgment or attachment, we may begin to see the impermanent nature of these experiences and find a place of stillness amidst the ever-changing landscape of our inner and outer lives.  The intention of practice is not to suppress or numb ourselves to experience, but instead to see all of life with greater clarity, wisdom, and compassion.