How Mindful am I?
Mindfulness is the disposition and practice of Awareness, Attention and Acceptance. It is the art of living in the present moment without losing focus on the future. The practice of mindfulness leads to increased levels of happiness and wellbeing, but many of us may not know exactly what it is, let alone how to cultivate it.
The quiz below is a reproduction of the Philadelphia Mindfulness Scale developed by researchers at La Salle University and Drexel University. Please answer as honestly as possible about how frequently you experienced each of the following 20 statements over the past week.
When you are done, you will then receive a score that will help you to learn how mindfulness is experienced, how much you practice it and your level of mindfulness.
Source: Cardaciotto, L., Herbert, J. D., Forman, E. M., Moitra, E., & Farrow, V. (2008). “The Assessment of Present-Moment Awareness and Acceptance: The Philadelphia Mindfulness Scale.” Assessment, 15 (2), 204-223.