One of the most effective ways, according to HH Dalai lama, to overcome anxiety is to try to shift the focus of attention away from self and toward others. When we succeed in this, we find that the scale of our own problems diminishes. This is not to say we should ignore our own needs altogether, but rather that we should try to remember others’ needs alongside our own, no matter how pressing ours may be. This approach is exponentially better than tranquilizers.
Nowadays, we are confronted by a huge gap between rich and poor. This is not only morally wrong, but practically a mistake. It leads to the rich living in anxiety and the poor living in […]
Practicing mindfulness and compassion while you are sick is a powerful practice. It reduces fear, anxiety, and even physical pain, by taking the focus away from your problem to focusing on relieving problems of others. […]