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Mindfulness is NOT enough
Most people have the wrong idea that mindfulness is an end in itself. It is not. We become mindful in order to change things. Without being mindful of my flaw, say envy, I wouldn't be able to change that. So change is the issue, not mindfulness. How does change come about?
Here's where disagreements crop up - some might say mindfulness itself is an agent of change, while others may say that change is an act of will. I go with the latter. We make the effort to change, we fail, we make the effort ... and so it goes. Eventually, we will succeed, but it is an act of will. Mindfulness plays a small role, if any.