Mindfulness of Mental Formation

One time when I had just started my psychology practice and didn’t have many clients, I found myself thinking about the psychologists I knew who were busier and more successful. Then suddenly it occurred to me: this mental state was called envy. It is important to be able to know what we are actually experiencing and not block awareness even when it is something unpalatable. When we know what is actually going on, our consciousness can flow freely and openly. We don’t confuse what we are experiencing with our stories about ourselves. In this example, I don’t view myself as generally an envious person, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t feel envious from time to time. Knowing this I hav

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