Practicing mindfulness and compassion while you are sick is a powerful practice. It reduces fear, anxiety, and even physical pain, by taking the focus away from your problem to focusing on relieving problems of others. The mindfulness piece focuses our mind in the present moment, thereby removing concept based fear and anxiety — “what if” stuff. It anchors us in the present. It balances our whole being – body, speech, and mind. This strengthens our immune system, enhancing healing.
In our everyday life we have the strong habit to notice and judge others based on differences. It may be gender, age, skin color, ethnicity, country of origin, language and accent, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, […]
Often at the root of anger is fear. Gandhi thought this to be true, that fear is our worst enemy. They often go together – fear, uncertainty, doubt, discomfort, irritation, and then anger. How can […]