It’s like putting up a fence to keep out the air.

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Using Anger As a Cover-up Emotion

There is an alternative.

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to make the world a lot less lonely.

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Those who are unhappy have no need for anything in the world, but people capable of giving them their attention.” Simone Weil

To develop patience, practice the pause.

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We tell them to find, and connect with, each other.

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Loosen the Iron Grip You’ve had on Some of Your Thoughts.

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One predictor is how you answer that question.

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Not if you’re a meditator

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Robyn Norman

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