Tagged: mindfulness out in the world

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Living

We should always fight for what’s right. But when we’re on the defensive, our brains contract around that feeling, and that affects how we respond—with more reactivity (we’ve all seen our friends Facebook updates lately), which can stifle skillful action. How do we let go, and still keep going?

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Meditation

Mindfulness is not simply about being in the present moment. It’s about knowing when to deal with difficulty and when we need to look after ourselves by perhaps deliberately practicing avoidance.

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