The Buddha taught that a thought becomes a word that ripens into an action. The action develops into a habit. That habit hardens into character. So be very observant and careful of your thought and its consequences. Do this with utmost care. Let it spring forth from love born out of concern for all living beings.
Just observe the thought
Bring your mind home to the present moment. Then observe the next thought. Where did it come from? Without thinking, just observe with your quiet mind where the thought came from. No conclusions, just observation, […]
Habits have causes
We tend to be our worst enemy. We can find fault with the itsy-bitsy teeny-weeny whiff of a potential mistake. With this itsy-bitsy teeny-weeny whiff of a mistake we come down heavy on ourself in […]
Be kind to yourself. You deserve it. Loving others starts at home. So love yourself. Be gentle with yourself. Give yourself a break. Give yourself some slack. Be grating ourselves for not being good enough […]