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Making mindfulness your full-time job

Making mindfulness your full-time job By Rina Goldstein, LMSW You meet your friend for lunch and are asked the common question, “How’s work?” Most of us, if employed, can readily answer what we like, dislike, avoid, chase, accomplish, and mess up at. Some of us may be...

recognizing where you feel your emotions in your body

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