By Laura C. Meyer M.S.
Original Source: psychologytoday.com
In his book Full Catastrophe Living, Jon Kabat-Zinn outlines seven key attitudes that help build a foundation for mindfulness: beginner's mind, trust, letting go, acceptance, non-judging, patience, and non-striving.  These attitudes are an easy introduction for people curious about mindful practices.
In my own work in mental and behavioral health, I often offer the attitudes as a practice for my clients. Here, we'll explore the first five as they relate to addiction and recovery.
Remaining open and curious allows us to be receptive to new possibilities and prevents us from getting stuck in the rut of our own expertise.
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