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Be optimistic about positive thinking

Positive thinking is a way to set the default to optimism rather than to pessimism. Some people are squeamish about showing optimism, it has been given the connotation of naïveté but optimism derives from the Latin word optimus, meaning “best,” … Continue reading

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change is the breath of life

We often hear that a change is as good as a rest, but really, change is the breath of life. There is an Irish proverb Anáil na beatha an t-athrú which literally translates as Change is the breath of life. … Continue reading

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Cultivating conscious awareness

Conscious awareness is the aim of mindfulness – it is mindfulness. It is also the way to attain mindfulness. So it is both a practiced skill and a living state. Conscious awareness is simply being present in the moment, being … Continue reading

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