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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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4 days ago
Maybe the stupidest thing I've read in the news in a while... "when the Saudi intelligence officer listened to the recording he was so shocked that he said 'this one probably took heroin. Only someone who took heroin would do it," https://t.co/cYayJnwjqp
1 week ago
You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending. @southgatechurch https://t.co/cgm7Q9dXIl danielsnyder1 photo
3 weeks ago
Opioid Epidemic, the global spread explained. Global "rise in the number of opioid-related deaths, from 8,048 in 1999 to 42,249 in 2016." ... https://t.co/Ea5TfOO8ak