What Is Mindfulness? And Should I Meditate?

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Do you regularly feel overwhelmed and restless? Do those feelings arise without a clear reason?

It happens to all of us. During those moments, we feel bad. We make the wrong decisions. And we give in to our desires. All of us experience moments of weakness. Especially when we’re alone, not knowing what to do.

In those moments, we whip out our phones and consume some crap on the news or social media. And that makes things worse.

And all of a sudden, you start to question everything about life. Your mind is out of control. And you can’t think straight anymore. It’s a harmful state of mind.

But we’ve all experienced the opposite as well: Being in the zone—fully focused on a single task.

So why do we still experience those moments of overwhelm? It has something to do with someone who’s living in your head.

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The Best Books I’ve Read In 2018

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7 min read How many books does a person read in a lifetime? I did the arithmetic one night over beers with a friend. First, we established that averages are useless. Some statistics say that people read 12 books per year on average. There are always a few […]

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