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Arguments often boil down to disagreements about words, how they are defined and what they describe. Noticing this as it happens in your life will allow you to resolve conflicts faster.

Arguments often boil down to disagreements about words, how they are defined and what they describe. Noticing this as it happens in your life will allow you to resolve conflicts faster.

Nothing is more becoming a man than silence. It is not the preaching but the practice which ought to be considered important. A profusion of words is sure to lead to error.

Nothing is more becoming a man than silence. It is not the preaching but the practice which ought to be considered important. A profusion of words is sure to lead to error.

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Digesting Mindfulness

Cultivating mindfulness is not unlike the process of eating. It would be absurd to propose that someone else eat for you. And when you go to a restaurant, you don’t eat the menu, mistaking it for the meal, nor are you nourished by listening to the waiter describe the food. You have to actually eat the food for it to nourish you. In the same way, you have to actually practice mindfulness in order to reap its benefits and come to understand why it is so valuable.

- John Kabat-Zinn

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