Just as heat dispels cold, loving-kindness counters anger. We need to learn how to counter our various emotions. Distraction is just a temporary measure. The longer lasting remedy is to be able to see positive qualities in something or someone you otherwise see as negative. Since there is rarely any justification for destructive emotions, we need to become aware of what gives rise to them and what the antidotes are.
The grand scheme of things
Sometimes you win. Sometimes you lose. In the grand scheme of things, it is not that important. When I was 6 years old, lying in bed, the walls automatically appeared to recede out, and further […]
There is not enough kindness these days
There is not enough kindness these days. Kindness softens us. Practicing kindness makes us feel good. It makes the other person feel good. It is simple yet often forgotten, especially when we are under undue […]
Kindness opens our heart
Kindness towards others and kindness towards ourselves is often overlooked. We get caught up in the fast pace which stresses us out losing our mindfulness and focus on kindness. Living in the past and future […]