When our intentions toward others are good, we find that any feelings of anxiety or insecurity we may have are greatly reduced. We experience a liberation from our habitual preoccupation with self and paradoxically, this gives rise to strong feelings of confidence. These are feelings of, “I can get the job done; I can do it.” As we are temporarily freed from the yoke of self-preoccupation, doubting our abilities also melts away.
Free-floating anxiety blocks our inner peace and happiness. Fear may lurk in the background, or even be dominant. When this is chronic we assume it is natural. We assume everyone is the same. Meditating and […]
One of the most effective ways, according to HH Dalai lama, to overcome anxiety is to try to shift the focus of attention away from self and toward others. When we succeed in this, we […]