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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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Langley's event for Intl. Overdose awareness day is happening this Aug30th 11-1 at Vineyard 5708 Glover Rd. @LangleyTimes @LangleyTownship @LangleyCity_

Hey @crackdownpod I noticed you guys are using the terms naloxone & narcan interchangably on the show. Have you considered the term narcan is promoting a brand (and generally used with the nasal spray)?

Since we have full understanding that this is an ‘overdose crisis’ of a fully contaminated & toxic drug supply shouldn’t the feds stop reducing it to ‘opioid crisis’??? @GinettePT

Surviving overdose was a critical turning point in my life, those that cared for me were a contact point that opened doors to the life I live today. https://t.co/thSAzmU1QG