Relating to ourselves and others

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Although Rogers is talking about external relationships, this is the essence of mindfulness practice – simply relating to each moment,  including difficult ones, without trying to change them or fix them:  
In my early years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth?
Carl Rogers

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