Work-based mindfulness programmes have been proven to lead to increased concentration, better memory recall and improved focus, so it's no wonder some major companies are using 'wellness' retreats and meditation pods.
"Whether it's your partner or your best friend, the single most mindful and loving thing you can do for another person is to give them your undivided attention," says UK-based life coach Pete Cohen.
Taking a mindful approach to workouts can pay serious dividends, says Mireille Ryan from Health Guru Boot Camp on Australia's Gold Coast.
Becoming more mindful will benefit your parenting. It is also a simple, yet powerful, life tool to teach your children how to enjoy the present moment.
Tantric sex is another term for mindful sex. Tantric techniques are all about focusing your attention on breath, sensation and connection. What's more, mindfulness itself has been found to have impressive results in the treatment of sexual dysfunction.
If you've been struggling to shed weight for as long as you can remember, rethink your approach to eating. Nutritionist Kathleen Alleaume, author of What's Eating You?, says: "Mindfulness applied to eating is simply listening to your body and picking up natural hunger and satiety signals."