Wish to suffer less? Try accepting

“When we know how to suffer, we suffer much less.” - Thich Nhat Hanh Probably the first thing we think when reading this quote is “ I would prefer not to suffer at all!” . Mindfulness is about acceptance. Many times during our meditation the thought of "I’m not doing it right" comes up and soon after that we tend to label the meditation session as not a good one and not accepting what it is or as it is in that particular moment. This is very common and happens to all of us, that’s why mindfulness requires long-term practice. Mindfulness requires long term practice, not just to change certain areas of the brain but also to be fully understood. And part of the understanding of mindfulness is