When some people talk of compassion, they have the notion that it entails a total disregard or even a sacrificing of one’s own interests. This is not the case. In fact, genuine love should first be directed at oneself – if we do not love ourselves, how can we love others?
When we are happy we get excited. When we are down we get sad. But why? Learning equanimity with the eight worldly concerns is important, at least to try. They are: reputation and disgrace; praise […]
Every day, every moment is different. To have an open mind and heart, we must be open to change. This means sidelining preconceived notions like, “I can’t do it,” or “it will never happen,” or […]