Why we are hard-wired to worry, and what we can do to calm down
Yoga and Tai Chi, are other examples of applying mindfulness in your present moment.
Other systems like Cognitive Therapy, Self-Compassion, prayer, and visualization are techniques to replace negative imagination with good thoughts.
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