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Mindfulness Every Moment

Living in the present moment… We are reminded again and again to live in the present moment, to accept what is, to be mindful, here and now. Then Resistance says: But I don’t want to be present when I’m in … Continue reading

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Mental Shoes

The other day I found this video of Pema Chodron talking about shoes. In her analogy, she talks about walking barefoot over sharp stones, and wounding one’s feet, to the point that you think, “If only I could cover the … Continue reading

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How to breathe

All of us have been breathing since before we were born, so by now, it’s natural to think we’re pretty good at it. Unfortunately, if you’re like me, you are used to shallow breathing, which contributes to negative feelings and … Continue reading

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How to meditate

When people are confronted with the prospect of meditating, they think of all the work that goes into not thinking. It’s easy to think; it’s hard to stop thinking. Honestly, I don’t think it’s possible to stop thinking. Maybe when … Continue reading

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