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Does It Matter What We're Mindful Of?

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Mindfulness is having a moment. You hear about it in a variety of contexts, from yoga to the classroom to the doctor's office. If you Google it, you’ll be greeted by approximately 216,000,000 results, including mindfulness definitions, benefits, guided meditation videos, apps, classes, books on mindful parenting and being mindful at work, and many other articles and products to help you become fully present and aware. defines mindfulness as “the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us.”[1] So here’s a...

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how $1.09 gave me perspective

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I must confess…I’m an addict. I’ve been trying to quit for months, but I struggle.  Every afternoon around 1:30pm, I get a hankering for a Diet Coke. My biggest weakness comes at 2pm when Sonic Happy Hour starts.  I mean, come on!!  Half price!?!  I’m a sucker for a deal So, yesterday was just…

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