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.
We tend to judge ourselves and compare ourselves with others. Sometimes we feel we are not as good as others. At other times we feel better than others. This is all the tricky mischievous ego. […]
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 […]