As a child, did you ever sit under a favortie tree, immersed in the wonder of a single, precious leaf? As our days grow more complex, teaches Pema Chodron, these vibrant and wholehearted moments may begin to elude even seasoned meditators. But it doesn't have to be that way. With Natural Awareness, this celebrated teacher guides us through Buddhism's Four Foundations of Mindfulness to a surprising destination: that effortless state of presence known as known as "non-meditation". It's a journey back to the unabashed presence and delight of the "Child Mind" that lies within all of us.