Negative judgment towards ourself and others constantly is in the background, draining our inner peace and happiness. It can lead to suspicion, cynicism, and hopelessness. It distorts our wisdom as it abides in not understanding reality. Even in samsara it inhibits our cultivation of healthy self-confidence. Healthy self-confidence is where we put no one down, not ourself, nor others. So please recognize negative judgment and let it go. It does not help us or others. Cultivate healthy self-confidence.
Healthy self-confidence involves respect and trust. This means some maturity – taking responsibility for our own emotions, attitudes, and actions. We respect ourself so we don’t put ourself down. We respect others so we don’t […]
Being altruistic does not mean totally rejecting our own interest or neglecting oneself, this is a misunderstanding. In fact, the kind of altruism that focuses on the well-being of others arises from a very courageous […]