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What is "mindful hope"?

Mindfulness is a lot of things but at it's most basic core it could be described as a psychological process that is developed (through practice) in which one's attention is focused on the present moment.  In mindfulness based cognitive therapy the goal is to accept our present without attaching or reacting to it.

Hope has at its core positive expectation (future) and a desire for a certain thing to happen.  It's a mindset.

Mindful Hope therefore may sound contradictory, it suggests being content in the present while having expectation for the future.  However, I propose that our ability to be mindful is inextricably connected to our level of hope.

Be mindful.  Accept the present.
Have hope for the future.

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3 weeks ago
What people in @LangleyCity_ and @LangleyTownship should know about the overdose crisis: ... 36 lives lost in 2017 and 20 so far this year. ALL PREVENTABLE.
3 weeks ago
The @NIAAA @NIH estimates that "20 to 40 percent of patients in large urban hospitals are there because of illnesses that have been caused or made worse by their drinking.” ... this is ALCOHOL - the LEGAL drug.
3 weeks ago
Absolutely INSANE @LangleyCity_ "...we’re just trying to protect the city park from potentially being an entrenched homeless camp,” said City of Langley Chief Administrative Officer Francis Cheung."
1 month ago
Harmful use of alcohol kills more than 3 million people each year, most of them men.