When we encounter a rough patch and are come down hard on our self, remember others, many of whom are also being harm on themselves. Wish them all to be free of shame and self-ridicule. “Them” including myself. Send light and love to all, including myself. Shifting the focus away from “me, me, me” often lifts our mood, and eases the self bashing. It may even open our heart and bring joy.
We are on an Easter egg treasure hunt searching for treasures. The treasures are not painted Easter eggs. Rather they are our destructive negative emotions, often lurking just under the surface. You might think, “these […]
The Buddha taught many different teachings often from different angles. We all have different dispositions and periods in our lives when we are more or less receptive. Please take all these teachings as complementary. Try […]