“When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” This is a wonderful ode to resilience, to persistence, and to courage. Cultivating inner strength and reserve is what this is all about. Finding that balance of healthy self-confidence not putting others down and not putting ourselves down. Training in thinking about the welfare of others, again and again. Doing something to help when we can, are all ways of enhancing resilience, courage, and joy.
When we are happy we get excited. When we are down we get sad. But why? Learning equanimity with the eight worldly concerns is important, at least to try. They are: reputation and disgrace; praise […]
Balancing alertness and relaxation is important in meditation. If the mind is too alert it can break like a too-tight guitar string, becoming easily distracted. If the mind is too relaxed, the sound of the […]
Love brings self-confidence. Anger brings fear. Self-confidence comes from generosity, from thinking and caring about others. If you live your life with a genuine concern for the wellbeing of others, you will feel better about […]