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#346: The Gospel of Adequacy | Miguel Sancho & Felicia Morton

Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris

12 May 2021

1hr 8mins

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1 quote, 3 ideas & 1 question from each episode

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#346: The Gospel of Adequacy | Miguel Sancho & Felicia Morton

12 May 2021

1hr 8mins

Weekly hand curated podcast episodes for learning

Quote

"The miracle that happens around us all the time, is love"

Ideas

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One of the lessons of meditating is the ability to separate yourself from the immediate circumstances and your feelings.
We often feel inclined to act or react in a certain way depending on our circumstances, often in ways that may make it worse.

Meditation helps you pause and literally think before you speak and make sure that how you react or act isn't just based on your natural inclinations, but what's best for you.

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One of the lessons of meditating is the ability to separate yourself from the immediate circumstances and your feelings.
We often feel inclined to act or react in a certain way depending on our circumstances, often in ways that may make it worse.

Meditation helps you pause and literally think before you speak and make sure that how you react or act isn't just based on your natural inclinations, but what's best for you.

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One of the critiques of meditation is that the ability to clear your mind and focus on certain things can at times be overwhelming.
When done well, it's a way to better understand and observe how you're feeling and what you're thinking.

But sometimes, when the circumstances are overwhelming, this results in you allowing all the negative thoughts to pour in.

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One of the critiques of meditation is that the ability to clear your mind and focus on certain things can at times be overwhelming.
When done well, it's a way to better understand and observe how you're feeling and what you're thinking.

But sometimes, when the circumstances are overwhelming, this results in you allowing all the negative thoughts to pour in.

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There are some circumstances, where we need to realise we can and should exercise more control & accountability, but there are other circumstances, where we should realise that we don't have any control.
Invest and focus your time and effort on anything that you can control, whilst learning to let go of things that you can't.

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There are some circumstances, where we need to realise we can and should exercise more control & accountability, but there are other circumstances, where we should realise that we don't have any control.
Invest and focus your time and effort on anything that you can control, whilst learning to let go of things that you can't.

Questions

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Can you think of circumstances where you can exercise more control and circumstances where you don't have control?

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Can you think of circumstances where you can exercise more control and circumstances where you don't have control?

What else is in the episode

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How they navigated almost having their child almost die with a rare disease

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How they navigated almost having their child almost die with a rare disease

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Other benefits and critiques of meditation

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Other benefits and critiques of meditation

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The gospel of adequacy, why just doing enough sometimes is enough

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The gospel of adequacy, why just doing enough sometimes is enough

Who is Miguel Sancho?

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An Emmy Award-winning television producer at A&E who previously helped run the ABC primetime news magazine 20/20. He's also the author of a new book called More Than You Can Handle: A Rare Disease, A Family in Crisis, and the Cutting Edge Medicine That Cured the Incurable.

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An Emmy Award-winning television producer at A&E who previously helped run the ABC primetime news magazine 20/20. He's also the author of a new book called More Than You Can Handle: A Rare Disease, A Family in Crisis, and the Cutting Edge Medicine That Cured the Incurable.

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