Even the worst situation has a silver lining. Regardless of the problem, even terminal illness, can be transformed. Our attitude of fear, denial, and aggression can all transform in to the opposite. It takes courage and vision. The result is acceptance without fear and anxiety – peace of mind. This state of being can handle anything.
Compassion is often misunderstood. Partly because we do not have a good word in English that gives the full meaning of ‘nyingje’ or ‘karuṇā’. Not only is this general compassion, it includes enlightened wisdom. There […]
“When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” This popular saying about courage and strength is very true. From a dharma perspective it means to take whatever comes our way into the path. When […]
Healthy self-confidence is essential for compassion. It covers both sides of the equation. Humility leads to concern and compassion for others. Self-confidence leads to taking care of ourself through self-compassion. Moving towards this attitude of […]