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Taking the Self Out of Self-Righteousness

Most of us understand the importance of doing good and standing up for what is just, but how might we discern being "upright" from being self-righteous? A dedicated mindfulness practice can help.

Anatomy of a Mindful Apology

An apology, when well intended and mindfully applied, can be one of human beings' most powerful elixirs for both the giver and the receiver. Yet like many concepts, it has been misunderstood and misused.

Mindfulness as Antidote

The practice of mindfulness can act as an antidote, helping us to counteract potentially harmful automatic processes such as ignorance, emotional illiteracy, indifference and hedonic adaptation.

Mindfulness of Conduct

Mindfulness training offers us an embodied way of knowing when our choices are beneficial and when they are harmful. We become more conscious of the good feelings that arise when we act in alignment with our deepest values. With dedicated practice comes wisdom and a natural inclination toward what contributes to our collective wellbeing.