It is fashionable at the moment to be mindful. How easy, successful is it?
Moment by moment being, free of clinging to experiences is in some ways the ideal Buddhist state (not to be confused with Islamic State).
Personally I find myself more mindless than mindful and therefore value the mind training of formal practice orientated around stillness, breathing, chanting etc.
In a sense I would class myself as more 'minded' or aware, awake, discerning, attentive when in the Ideal. The butterfly mind that flits from light to flower, is more conscious than the monkey mind that is led by [insert distraction]. However the Ideal State or crazy camel or Buddha Being is a hard cross even for gods relatives to bear ...
Are you mindful?