we only learn when we repeat

Before we could enjoy a free, secular modern education, religions were the one that dominated pedagogy and literacy all over the planet. Religions were the ones that taught people basic concepts about ethics, purpose and the meaning of life.

Not saying here that religions ever knew the nuance of how the brain functioned (thank God!), but they had an extensive experience in how

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why we should get bored

We, as humans, desperately try to avoid boredom as if it was the black plague (or to be contemporary, the coronavirus).

We are scared to death of being bored, of having nothing to do, because, at the end of the day, we are terrified to spend time alone with our own thoughts.

While we keep busy escaping from that scary boredom, we forget to appreciate the huge repercussions

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you are not your thoughts

Mindfulness could be defined as awareness of your thoughts and feelings without being consumed by them. Assuming this definition, cognitive fusion might be the problem. When you infer that you are your thoughts, that this thought that's in your head is the Truth and, what's

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