Sometimes things go wrong. This is normal. But in Tibetan there is a saying, “nine times failing, and nine times trying again.” This is a very practical approach to failure, free of guilt. Failure feels like another opportunity to get it right next time.
Guilt is old fashioned. It is outdated. It is dysfunctional. We need to say “bye bye, we don’t need you anymore” to guilt. Actually, we never did need guilt, but it became a deep routed […]
As we work at reducing guilt and practicing forgiveness, wisps of gratitude begin to circle around us. These gratitude wisps come closer and enter inside us. A newfound joy erupts deep in our cells, and […]
Often, we beat ourselves up for no good reason other than habit, our habit of thinking we are stupid, ugly, clumsy, unlikeable, and just no good. That insecurity is actually not ours. It was “given” […]