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August 8, 2015

Rick Hanson Taking in the Good will help you bring more happiness to yourself: look for positive facts, and let them become positive experiences.

The best-selling author of Buddha’s Brain explains how we can boost our positive emotions and positive experiences with this Rick Hanson Taking in the Good video.

Further Reading: Taking in the Good: A Walking Meditation

The purpose is to practice present awareness and achieve a happier state of being “in the moment.”

While walking, practice being in the here and now by noticing, pausing and taking in sights, sounds, aromas and textural sensations that please you.

This is a variation of a mindfulness walking meditation where the object of focus is the felt sense of pleasurable feelings. The story of its ‘spontaneous generation’ is told in detail here: http://bit.ly/ttziSN

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Sean Fargo is the Founder of Mindfulness Exercises, a former Buddhist monk of 2 years, a trainer for the mindfulness program born at Google, an Integral Coach from New Ventures West, and an international mindfulness teacher trainer. He can be reached at [email protected]