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  • Katatawnic shared from The Mindfulness Solution to Pain: Step-by-Step Techniques for Chronic Pain Management by Jackie Gardner-Nix
    Mindfulness is the awareness that arises when we pay attention to what is happening in the present moment, nonjudgmentally; right in the here and now. Whether an experience is pleasant or unpleasant in any given moment, whether it is mundane or exotic, whether it involves our own thoughts and feelings or what is going on outside of ourselves, in the environment around us, mindfulness is being aware of what is unfolding inwardly and outwardly moment by moment. It is awareness itself, capable of holding and discerning any sensation, thought or emotion, as it is, without adornment or coloration,...
    Note: "Mindfulness" in a nutshell...
  • Katatawnic shared from The Mindfulness Solution to Pain: Step-by-Step Techniques for Chronic Pain Management by Jackie Gardner-Nix
    It’s intriguing that “medication,” as a word, is so similar to the word “meditation.” Perhaps the “c” is for chemical, and the “t” for thought. Which one would you rather use to get better, if you were given the choice and training?
    Note: I use both, but of course I'd much rather use thought than chemicals whenever possible.
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