Free-floating anxiety blocks our inner peace and happiness. Fear may lurk in the background, or even be dominant. When this is chronic we assume it is natural. We assume everyone is the same. Meditating and focusing our mind in the present, over time, diminishes our anxiety and fear. We reconnect with our inner calm, peace, and joy. Increasing our concern for others reduces our self-preoccupation, and reduces our anxiety. Seeing ourself and the world as like a dream gives us perspective from the destructive emotions, again enhancing our inner peace and happiness.
“Row row row your boat, gently down the stream; merrily merrily merrily, life is but a dream.” Is this part of your childhood? Or maybe adulthood? We sing it and feel at ease. It has […]
The more we forgive the more we feel grateful. The more we feel grateful the more we forgive. These two — forgiveness and gratitude — are mutually supportive. They set the tone for the day […]