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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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Calling ongoing overdose deaths in BC an "opioid crisis" is the equivalent of calling covid deaths an "old age crisis" ... #overdosecrisis TRY AND UNDERSTAND supply & demand #regulate #legalize #safesupply

Politicians still making the overdose crisis a left vs right issue. Not going to solve anything. If you can't zoom out and look big picture, understand history & the globe our Canadian response will continue to fail.

Brilliant interview @rhoadsoda with @drcarlhart. Great questions and a truly inspiring conversation (honestly you got more out of him then @joerogan). Good job.