I woke up this morning with a smile singing silently, “Zippidy dooda, zippidy aye; my or my what a wonderful day. Plenty of sunshine com’in my way, zippidy dooda, ziddidy aye.” When we are happy, think of others. It reduces excitement. When we are sad, think of others. It lifts our mood. In both situations thinking of others brings peace, and a calm joy, and benefit to others.
When we are angry we are blind to reality. Anger may bring us a temporary burst of energy, but that energy is blind and it blocks the part of our brain that distinguishes right from […]
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 […]
Maintaining calmness and peace inside is important. It helps us weather the storms. Who doesn’t have storms? This gives us more perspective as we cultivate less reactivity. More perspective leads to better decisions. Add genuine […]