What made you pick up this book? Maybe it was recommended to you by someone. Maybe you thought you could use more self-compassion or should be more compassionate towards others, or you wish to find more balance between caring for others and yourself. Maybe you sensed the need to find a healthier way to relate to life’s difficulties or you simply want to lead a more meaningful life. These are all good reasons for carrying on reading. Maybe the practice of mindfulness has long been familiar to you; maybe you have only recently made acquaintance with it. In case you need to refresh your memory, here is a short introduction.