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Mindfulness At Work by Stephen McKenzie

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Chapter 7Mindful Enjoyment at Work

The joy of life consists in the exercise of one’s energies, continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experience.

—Aleister Crowley

It isn’t possible to enjoy ourselves tomorrow or yesterday; it’s only possible to enjoy ourselves now. One of the most wonderful things about being mindful, about being truly alive, is that it places us in the present moment and therefore makes life enjoyable. Does being mindful mean that we can enjoy ourselves anytime, anywhere, in any situation? Does being mindful mean that we can even enjoy ourselves at work? Work is like any other vital activity in our lives: it can be a great adventure or an ordeal, depending on how we see it and depending on our state of ...

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