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6 Mindful Breathing Exercises

The breath carries us through our sleeping and waking life without the need for our conscious control. However, while it’s an automatic process that requires nothing of us in particular, enhancing our

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8 Mindfulness Exercises for Beginners (+Infographic)

Mindfulness exercises for beginners come in all shapes and forms. However, getting started with mindfulness is often easier said than done.In an age where stress levels are high and productivity is king,

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A Guide To Spirituality Without Religion

Dear friends, For those of you who want spirituality without religion, I encourage you to meet Sam Harris. He wrote a wonderful guide to meditation as a rational practice, informed

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The Importance Of Finding Quiet Time

Dear friends, With all the noise in the world right now, it’s important that we create moments of quiet for ourselves. Quiet helps us to think. To process. To rest. To be. Here are some free mindfulness

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New: 100 Day Mindfulness Challenge

Dear friends, Want to build your daily mindfulness habit with simple, easy-to-follow mindfulness exercises? I’m now extending our popular 28 Day Mindfulness Challenge to a full 100

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Free Meditations Wherever You Go

Dear friends, Want to be able to listen to free mindfulness meditations wherever you are? Here are some ways to access my free mindfulness meditations from your car, office, meditation cushion, or

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Short Mindfulness Quotes & Processes

Dear friends, It’s funny how a short, pithy question can help unlock us from our daydreams, confusions and disappointments. During a particularly long season of suffering

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Top 10 Most Popular Mindfulness Worksheets

Dear friends, With 350,000 visitors in the past two years, 10 mindfulness worksheets have stood out from the rest as the most popular. The mindfulness topics range greatly – from art therapy to humor

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Mindfulness For Beginners

Dear friends, Are you or someone you know relatively new to mindfulness? Do you want some of the best practices for learning the basics? I included some of the best ‘beginner’ mindfulness practices

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Free Mindfulness Tests

Dear friends, Have you ever wondered how mindful you are, technically? Many scientists have created tests to figure out how mindful people tend to be, on average. Some of us wear rose-colored glasses,

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My Favorite Mindfulness Resources

Dear friends, With a growing number of mindfulness resources out there, it can be difficult to know which ones are worthy of our time and attention. Here is a list of my favorite mindfulness resources

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Free Mindfulness Retreats

Dear friends, As you may know, I strongly encourage most people to try a silent 5+ day mindfulness retreat. Retreats can deeply enhance people’s experiential understanding of ‘nonjudgmental,

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New: Free Meditations For Anxiety

Dear friends, Research suggests that people with higher levels of reported self-compassion are less likely to report depression and anxiety. The data showed that self-compassion may play the role of buffering

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Free ‘Mindfulness For Beginners’ Guides & Journal

Dear friends, Mindfulness may be simple, but it’s not definitely easy. That’s why it’s always a good idea to go back to the basics. Below are some free beginner’s guides to mindfulness

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Introducing: Free Audio Transcripts

Dear friends, Some of you have requested audio transcripts for some of the guided meditations and mindfulness talks. Audio transcripts can be helpful for following along with the voice, to gain clarity

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Free Guided Visualizations

Dear friends, While mindfulness is noticing what’s ACTUALLY happening without judgment, guided visualizations can be a nice way of tuning into the sensations of an imagined experience. Visualizations

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Headspace Meditation: Getting Started

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to meditate, but didn’t know where to start, this is the video for you. Simply download the Headspace app, and follow these step-by-step instructions.

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Meditation – An Outline

"Meditation - An Outline" follows the tradition of Theravada Buddhism to get you started with the practice of meditation. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step guidance for developing

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Mindfulness and the Ass in Cushion Metric

Bill Duane from Google's Well Being and Sustainable High-Performance Learning Programs has a unique view on encouraging people to practice mindfulness for better life. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Benefits of Meditation [Video]

David Gandelman is the founder of Grounded Mind, host of the Energy Matters Podcast, and teaches meditation at Cornell University. When David was 16 he began meditating deeply

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What is Grounding? [Video]

David Gandelman is the founder of Grounded Mind, host of the Energy Matters Podcast, and teaches meditation at Cornell University. When David was 16 he began meditating deeply

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Mindfulness Test

Have you taken up a mindfulness test? Get ready to test yourself and tap your consciousness to learn more about how mindful you are in your life.

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The Wisdom of Animals [Video]

Animals have a lot to teach us about wisdom if we are ready to take their quietly-delivered lessons on board FURTHER READING “Animals don’t set out to teach us anything at all – but we

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How To Argue With Your Partner [Video]

It isn’t realistic to aim never to argue with our partners; far better to learn how to argue fruitfully and well. This has a lot to do with allowing ourselves to be vulnerable. FURTHER READING “Arguments

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Hack Your Brain

Dan Harris explains the neuroscience behind meditation, but reminds us that the ancient practice isn’t magic and likely won’t send one floating into the cosmic ooze. He predicts

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5 Things That Complement My Daily Meditation

I will be the first to admit that keeping to a regular meditation practice is challenging. Sitting still for a few minutes a day is the last I want to do when I have to rush to feed the toddler and get

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Simple Mindfulness Strategy – Take 5

If you are looking to be mindful in your life, then you have to understand this. Learn this simple mindfulness strategy in your daily life. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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5 Steps Towards True Meditation

Image credits: BookMeditationRetreats.com As a yogi, meditation has come up quite a bit in my practice over the years. My teacher has advocated for at least 1 hour of meditation time in a day, wherein

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Lena Dunham Tries Meditating

Lena Dunham has a meditation session from hell in this Vogue original short. Featuring: Jack Antonoff, Lena Dunham, Cole Escola, Jemima Kirke, Rafa Kirke, Jenni Konner, Beau Sam Liz Watson &

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Denali: A Meditation on Clouds

Some of the most interesting cloud formations and movements I’ve seen. Just a few sample clips.Taken from 11k and 14k camps on Denali’s West Buttress route in 2014.Our independent

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Mindfulness Story

Meditation can unwind your mental and emotional stress if done properly. In this mindfulness story, follow these 4 simple steps as you practice mindfulness. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Practice: Hunger Mindfulness

Ken Wilber presents the practice of hunger mindfulness in this video. He talks about proper ways you can do like assuming the attitude of observing self.More about Full Spectrum Mindfulness by Ken

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Keep Religion Out of Mindfulness

Mindfulness is very much in vogue at this moment as many of you probably know. And it’s often taught as though it were a glorified version of an executive stress ball. It’s a tool you want

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ABC News: How I Went from Skeptic to Meditator

Dan Harris, a news anchor & writer, shares how an episode of panic attack on-air prompted a desire to discover meditation - and why he's sticking with it. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Why Mindfulness Is A Superpower [Video]

You may have heard this word, “mindfulness.” It’s become something of a buzz phrase of late. I’m going to give you one simple serviceable definition which is this, “Mindfulness is

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Mindfulness Meditation Breathing Exercises

This 20-minute video shows how breathing exercises are drawn from an ancient technique to accompany your mindfulness meditation practice at work. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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How to Be an Emotional Jedi

Marc Lesser, CEO & co-founder of the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute, explains his idea of what an emotional Jedi is, based on salient experiences from his own life. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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What Is The Power Of Poetry?

Jason Silva shares what he thinks the power of poetry and how the poetic trance is a glimpse of what lies ahead in one's life.“Poetry is what happens when nothing else can.” – Charles

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3 Myths About Mindfulness Meditation That Keep People From Its True Benefits

Before trying mindfulness, know what you're getting into.There is a general huge misconception around mindfulness. Many people think that mindfulness is a spiritual thing. Many think that it’s

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Life Has No Final Destination – Alan Watts

This video tackles the idea of existential purpose versus life having a final destination - an eye-opener that will surely change the way one thinks about our time on Earth. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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20 minute Guided Mindfulness Exercise

A 20 Minute Guided Mindfulness exercise, designed to help calm a busy mind at the end of the day. It is suggested that this exercise is done sitting upright or even in a seated meditation position,

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Meditation Changes Your Brain for the Better, Even if You’re Not a Monk

You don’t have to become a monk to learn from one. Research into how meditation affects the brain is conclusive: Meditating immediately changes the frequency of your brain waves and, after

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Should We Laugh Or Should We Cry?

Given how difficult the world can often be, should we cry – or might we still laugh? Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step guidance for developing mindfulness for

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Dan Harris: Hack Your Brain’s Default Mode With Meditation

There’s no way a fidgety and skeptical news anchor would ever have started meditating were it not for the science. The science is really compelling. It shows that meditation can boost your

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How To Be Warm

Being polite isn’t enough to win one friend. We also need to learn the art of being warm: this begins with having the right sort of relationship to our own weaknesses and foibles. “While

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Your Free Mindful Life Blueprint

Blueprint for a Mindful Life While it’s important to educate yourself about mindfulness and meditative practices, it’s not always easy to translate that information into action. In fact, you can

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Why Change is Hard

Why is change so hard? Because to make progress you have to deal effectively with these three things: 1. Uncertainty. To change means wading into the unknown. That scares some people. But progress

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How to Reverse Aging

Enzymes like Telomerase and Resveratrol, though not the Fountain of Youth unto themselves, offer tantalizing clues to how we might someday soon unravel the aging process.Question: Do you think the

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MAN vs EARTH [Video]

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“A New Earth” [Video]

At a retreat in Costa Rica in 2004, Eckhart Tolle talks about how he named his new book. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step guidance for developing mindfulness for

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How We Create Serendipity [Video]

“Here juxtaposition is revealed as the basic formal operation of synchronicity, as two apparently unrelated events or elements suddenly form a secret link that strikes, in the mind of

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Mindfulness Dissolves Thoughts

Too many people understand meditation as a way to banish worldly thoughts, but your thoughts will never go away, says Jon Kabat-Zinn. You’ve got to observe them like a scientist. Transcript

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Deepest Truth Of Human Existence

Eckhart Tolle gives a talking meditation about connecting with our deepest truth. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step guidance for developing mindfulness for your

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Self Inquiry Can Transform [Video]

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What is the Stream of Consciousness?

The stream of consciousness refers to the passage of many thousands of images and ideas through our minds every day, very few of which we manage to arrest and examine in any detail. Accurate

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4 Steps To Avoiding Overwhelm

4 big ideas for you on how to avoid being overwhelmed: Start your day organized.  Randomness is the mother of overwhelm.  Don’t just wake up and plunge into the inbox, which

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Why It Is So Hard to Live In The Present

“Very many of us suffer from a peculiar-sounding problem: an inability to properly inhabit the stretch of time we call ‘the present’.  Maybe we’re on a beautiful beach on a

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Elizabeth Gilbert: Her Spiritual Journey

This video argues that spiritual self-discovery doesn’t have to happen through travel. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step guidance for developing mindfulness

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Perfectionist Trap

“We typically aim for a particular career because we have been deeply impressed by the exploits of the most accomplished practitioners in the field.  We formulate our ambitions by

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Oliver Sacks: Manipulating the Brain

This video discusses changing the brain through meditation and listening on your way to Harvard. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step guidance for developing mindfulness

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Why Most Relationships Fail

If you don’t have this skill, your relationships will fail. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step guidance for developing mindfulness for your health, relationships,

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Jon Kabat-Zinn: What is Mindfulness?

Jon Kabat-Zinn discusses what mindfulness and meditation are really about: presence of heart. This was part of a talk put on by UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center. Instance

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How Do You Know When Higher Consciousness Guides You? [Video]

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The Meaning of Life

The meaning of life isn’t impossible to define. It’s all about communication, understanding and service. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step guidance for developing

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Starting Where You Are [Audio]

Starting Where You Are, by Phillip Moffitt  

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Why I Think This World Should End [Video]

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F*ck That: An Honest Meditation [Video]

To donate to Jason Headley directly, visit http://www.jasonheadley.com/contact.html Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step guidance for developing mindfulness

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Tame Your Mind [Video]

I get asked this question of geez, I haven’t meditated. How do I get started? And it’s hard for many people because what many of us don’t appreciate is that – and I use the term in my

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Meaning of Life [Video]

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson answers the question “What is the meaning of life” asked by a 6 year old child at the Wilbur Theatre Boston on January 2015 I think people ask

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Brain Maintenance

So we are addicted to a certain way of living. We are addicted to living permanently attached to our devices and often addicted to stress and burnout. For me the first change, the first habit

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Meditation for Beginners

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Moments in Mindfulness “Inversions”

DIRECTOR’S CUT Production Company: Not To ScaleExecutive Producer: Eve StrickmanProducer: Angela Foster Director: Anh VuDirector of Photography: Kenji KatoriLine Producer: Matthew SmithEditor:

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Playing the Game of Life

Subscribe for more inspiring videoswww.facebook.com/thejourneyofpurposeTJOPwww.instagram.com/TJOPofficial “Making plans for the future is of use only to people who are capable of living

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I Have Been Trying And Trying And Nothing. Why?

Eckhart Tolle explains how awakening creates a space where thinking is unnecessary and no longer compulsive. Awakening means you have risen above thinking. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Dealing with Death

The reason we die is to give us the opportunity to understand what life is all about. The process of life continues like the passing of the torch.

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Open Up

There is still so much we are never quite able to tell those close to us about who we are and what we want. We should dare to have the important conversations. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Why People Die Before Age 25

Have You Died Already? Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step guidance for developing mindfulness for your health, relationships, career, meditation and more!50% OFF Safely

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The Secret of Life

“This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.” Alan Wilson Watts Instance

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How Do I Manage Self-Expectations?

In this Question and Answer snippet, Eckhart Tolle takes a look at habitual patterns and how to break free of them. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step guidance for

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Understanding Neuroplasticity

The best-selling author of Buddha’s Brain explains how we can use our minds to change our brains to change our minds for the better. Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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The Source Of All Trust

An Eckhart Tolle TV excerpt in response to a moving question about regaining trust, Eckhart Tolle offers a powerful talk on awakening to our depths and becoming “fully human” through

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Why I Got Rid of Most of My Friends

After Hearing this, You Might Want to Do The Same Thing Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step guidance for developing mindfulness for your health, relationships, career, meditation

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Your Brain on Mindfulness

We’ve probably all seen the man who sat looking at his phone as one of the most magnificent creatures on this earth swam right past him. This man missed one of the biggest moments in his life. We’ve

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Find Your Creative Flow State

“Happiness is absorption.” – T.E. Lawrence Join Jason Silva every week as he freestyles his way into the complex systems of society, technology and human existence and discusses

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Answering the Deep Question of Existence

Visit us: www.facebook.com/thejourneyofpurposeTJOPNeale’s conversation with God sheds a little insight into “God” and why we are here.Read more about it in his book: Conversations

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The Weakness of Strength

When people close to us annoy us, and we wonder why we allowed them into our lives, we should draw vital comfort from a theory known as The Weakness of Strength. If you like our films take a

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The Beauty of Nothingness

Nothing is more fertile than Emptiness – Alan Wattsvisit us: www.facebook.com/thejourneyofpurposeMusic: Goldmund – ThrenodyIncluded footage: Jellyfish Lake – Sarosh JacobEarth

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How to Have Difficult Conversations

SUMMARY:——————– 1. Don’t enter the conversation with your current emotions. When you’re upset or want someone to change, it’s easy

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