“Ask not that events should happen as you will, but let your will be that events should happen as they do, and you shall have peace.” – Epictetus For many people, the idea of opening their hearts and minds to painful or uncomfortable thoughts, feelings, and sensations seems like the last thing they wish to…

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“To come to our senses, both literally and metaphorically, on the big scale as a species and on the smaller scale as a single human being, we first need to return to the body, the locus within which the biological senses and what we call the mind arise.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn A mindful stance towards…

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