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.
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 […]
Kindness is the key to surviving this awful pandemic that has struck down so many people around the world in so many ways. Kindness begins at home. Right now, please be kind to yourself. Cultivate […]