How Mindfulness Helps Us Lead Fuller, Happier Lives "True life" begins when we are fully p
When we think about happiness and success, many of us turn our attention to some distant horizon where our hopes and aspirations lie. But according to Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, true happiness begins with mindfulness and mindfulness begins in the present moment.
A new documentary featuring Hanh, called "Mindfulness: Be Happy Now," shares what producer and director Larry Kasanoff describes as a "non-denominational message" for people interested in learning more about the life-altering practice.
"When you still your mind and get all the chatter out of it, you're happy," Kasanoff told The Huffington Post. "Reduce fear, anxiety and worry in your life, and what's left is happiness."