Patience acts as a counterforce to anger. In fact, for every negative state, we can identify one that opposes it. Humility opposes pride; contentment opposes greed; perseverance opposes indolence. If we wish to overcome the unwholesome states that arise when negative thoughts and emotions are allowed to develop, cultivating virtue should not be seen as separate from restraining our response to afflictive emotion. Wisdom from the master, HH Dalai Lama.
To familiarize ourselves with the virtue of patience, it is very helpful to think of adversity not so much as a threat to our peace of mind but rather as the very means by which […]
Anger is like poison destroying our peace. It raises our blood pressure, damages our heart and immune system, and generally destroys our physical, mental, and spiritual health. So learn to identify early signs of anger […]