Self-doubt eats us from the inside. It makes us feel uneasy at best, and anxious and depressed at the worst. Our self-critical judgment gets the best of us. It tends to infect critical judgment of others as well, just like a rotten apple at the bottom of a barrel infecting the others. Turn our attention inward and recognize self-doubt and any guilt. Observe it like a cloud passing in the sky then disappearing. Turn our self-preoccupation into concern for others. This brings strength and courage. Self-doubt withers on the vine. Inner calm, peace, and love fill the void.
Now that Cho.trul (khor) du.chen is over for another year, it does not mean we have the luxury to sit back and return to laziness. Diligence in observing our actions remains crucial. To observe what […]
Insecurity weakens our immune system and makes us miserable. We feel small. What use is it? Let’s engage this self-doubt at an arm’s length. Not pushing it away, but giving us room so that self-doubt […]