It is common to confuse mindfulness with mind fullness, but the two are quite distinct from each other.
Mindfulness is being aware of your thoughts, feelings, and surroundings in the present moment.
It clears your mind of clutter and gives you relief from your habitual mental chatter.
In contrast, mind-fullness occurs when your mind is overflowing with thoughts and emotions about the past or future.
Your inner dialogue creates a state of chaos and conflict.
Here’s how these two states differ and how mindfulness can counter the adverse effects of mind fullness.