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Mindfulness for Equalizing Self and Others

Our individual preferences and unconscious biases can add up to a profound impact on our collective wellbeing. The mindfulness practices of equalizing self and others help us realize that each of us is no less and no more worthy than anyone else.

Mindfulness of Self-Fulfilling Assumptions

Assumptions are one of the many mental habits that can cause us and those around us much suffering. A practice of mindfulness can clarify this, offering us a wider range of choices for wise responding.

Why Bias & Stereotyping Are Inconsistent with the Attitudes of Mindfulness

When we practice mindfulness, much of what we are practicing is being accurately self- and other-aware. Bias and stereotyping are distortions of reality. Mindfulness helps us learn to see through some of the illusions and distortions our human minds are vulnerable to and make wise decisions about them.