Tagged: meditation

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How to Navigate Sadness Mindfully

When we’re separated from or lose someone we love, when things don’t go our way, sadness naturally occurs. It’s the sign of a tender heart. Unchecked, it can be deeply unhealthy.

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What Keeps You Coming Back

Meditating isn’t all sunshine and rainbows, nor should it be. The great thing about mindfulness, says Barry Boyce, is how it deals with difficult emotions.

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How Meditating Helps You with Difficult Emotions

Meditation is not all calm and peace. It opens up a space for you to see what’s going on in your mind, including the vivid and powerful movement of your emotions—up, down, and sideways. You can learn to fight with them less, and make friends with them more.

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