Yes, the first step in the discipline is to show up. In fact in many ways, that's the majority of it: to show up and be mindful and present in everything we do.
It is a good path.
Showing up for the first time can be difficult. Help someone to do it with a friend instead of alone. Great article, Dr. Seiser. (I know you'd rather I call you Lynn, but you can't hit me from that far away.