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The Importance of Sadness

In today's world we are expected to be happy.Happy pervades everything, from the positive psychology movement, to endless coaches peddling their advice on how to be happy, to happy pills, to our consumer culture which suggests you can be happy by buying something.Ancient traditions show us that we can never always be happy. There is no happiness without sadness, no pleasure without pain. It's just part of life.

It's how you manage the dark periods, the times of sadness that are important. And this article sheds some light on how mindfulness can help