The 5th Mindfulness Teaching – Nourishment and Healing

Aware of the suffering caused by unmindful consumptions, I am committed to cultivating good health, both physical and mental, for myself and my family, and my society by practicing mindful eating, drinking, and consuming.  I will practice looking deeply into how I take in edible foods, sense impressions, volition, and consciousness.  I am determined not to use alcohol, drugs, gambling, or any other products which contain toxins, such as certain websites, electronic games, TV programs, films, magazines, books, and conversations.  I will practice coming back to the present moment to be in touch with the refreshing, healing and nourishing elements…