Chapter 15 Freedom
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The heart of mindfulness is being liberated from the trappings of the mind - limiting beliefs, implicit bias, self-serving perspectives - and mindfulness practices are a methodology for achieving a measure of self-liberation. As this process unfolds through ongoing practice and application to life, greater job satisfaction, engagement in interpersonal relationships, and a more fully formed and abiding sense of “okayness” in life emerges. The writings of the Sufi poet Hafez, and of luminaries such as W. E. B. Du Bois, along with modern day stories about the search for meaning, bring home the larger lesson that we already have everything we need, and that freedom is available to us at every moment of our lives.

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