Part 1: Scott introduces Jurisight which teaches mindfulness practices to lawyers and lawyers so that they can become more present, effective, more connected and experience a general sense of well-being. He talks about how he became interested in meditation in law school and the support he got from Marty Peters at the University of Florida and his journey through law.
Recently, Stephanie West Allen posted a blog on Mindfulness Mediation and Law, including news about the formation of a group of contemplative lawyers in Colorado:
As I begin this post, I realize that I will use the Buddha as a point of reference. I want to be clear that I do not intend to proselytize. He is simply my teacher. I don't cite to him as an absolute authority or deity, but someone whose teachings help me live in line with my aspirations. And so ...
Mindfulness is always mindfulness of something. In this post, I want to address mindfulness of feelings, one of the four foundations of mindfulness. (Sattipattana Sutta) Today, I had the opportunity to practice this aspect of mindfulness in difficult circumstances.