Mindfulness - Learn how to apply mindfulness in your day-to-day life, outside of meditation, to raise your self-control.
So much of our human life is passed at a subconscious level, a level below our awareness. Very little of our activity, especially in our mind, "registers" in the course of our day.
"Mindfulness" is being in the moment while you observe yourself. Its power is in focusing your attention on what's presently taking place within your own body, without judging it. It is incredibly difficult to maintain mindfulness for anything more than a few seconds, without substantial practice. The best way to practice is to start to be mindful of just a few mundane things that happen in your day: when you pass a certain landmark, or every time you perform a common task.
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