Being relaxed inside is important. Things do not always go the way we want. If we are calm inside we can easily adjust. We can be resilient. No problem. If we are uptight we can easily come unglued, get frustrated even angry. Mindfulness practice training ourselves to be in the present moment observing our rich inner life fosters inner calm. So does regular meditation. In these ways we cultivate resiliency.
Patience is golden. It gives us pause rather than kneejerk reaction. It allows us to take a deep breath, and consider the consequences of getting angry — making us unhappy, bringing future problems, not to […]
Generosity is a means of opening our heart, as well as helping another. It is the first of the 6 paramitas, or 6 perfections, to cultivate compassion and wisdom. They are: generosity, ethical discipline, patience, […]