To say that humility is an essential ingredient in our pursuit of spiritual transformation may seem to be at odds with what His Holiness the Dalai Lama has said about the need for confidence. But there is clearly a distinction to be made between valid confidence or self-esteem, and conceit – which we can describe as an inflated sense of importance, grounded in a false image of self.
Humility is an important ingredient to a healthy and happy life. Humility at core recognizes that there are 7 nearly 8 billion people and countless animals who also feel they are number one. This breaks […]
The more you think about your own self, the more self-centered you are, the more trouble even small problems can create in your mind. The stronger your sense of ‘I’, the narrower your thinking becomes. […]