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Day 34. Thich Nhat Hanh: Mindful consumption

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Each day of Lent (minus Sundays) we'll bring you words of wisdom from spiritual guides.

34. Thich Nhat Hanh: Mindful consumption
The Buddha said that we cannot only talk about doing what is beneficial, we have to put it into practice. By practicing [the Five Mindfulness Trainings], we gain more awareness of the suffering caused by the violence in our thoughts, words, and actions. . . .