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CAS Professor publishes essay in, "The Conversation," reflecting on the practice of mindfulness

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Jeremy Engels, Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences, recently published an essay in “The Conversation,” in which he reflects on the practice of mindfulness as a way of “meeting difficulty with compassion.” The focus of his discussion is on the film “Groundhog Day,” but the lessons are valuable ones as our society continues to navigate living through a pandemic. As for Groundhog Day 2021, Punxsutawney Phil has reportedly seen his shadow, predicting six more weeks of winter. You can find Jeremy’s essay here:  https://theconversation.com/stuck-inside-your-home-this-groundhog-day-be-like-phil-the-weatherman-and-try-some-mindfulness-153605