The MAAS is an instrument that measures people’s tendency to be mindful of
moment to moment experience. It consists of 15 items. I recommend to have at least 3 minutes of your time and silent, comfortable place. Thus, the instrument focuses on the presence or absence of attention and awareness of what occurs in the present. The Mindfulness Attention Awareness Scale has been shown to relate to various aspects of well-being and to how effectively people deal with stressful life events.
Below is a collection of statements about your everyday experience. Please indicate how frequently or infrequently you currently have each experience. Try to answer according to what really reflects your experience rather than what you think your experience should be. Don’t forget to treat each item separately from every other item.
Brown, K. W. & Ryan, R. M. (2003). The benefits of being present: Mindfulness
and its role in psychological well-being. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology,