We often forget to practice forgiveness and walk around with many hurts that slow us down. These hurts affect us, even though sometimes they are invisible. They can make us reactive and hypersensitive. They can alter our mood towards darkness. They can make us irritable and frustrated, popping off with anger easily, like having a short fuse. Please look inside with mindfulness and identify your hurts. Take the lightest ones first and let them go. Free them into the vast space of emptiness. You don’t have to tell the other. Feel lighter. Feel happier. Feel move love and compassion towards others and towards yourself.
Imagining our early anger as a cloud that dissipates, transforming anger into tolerance, can be very effective. Yet to fully get rid of our anger, and all of our destructive emotions like jealousy, pride, greed, […]
Now that we have at least considered practicing forgiveness, practicing gratitude enhances our happiness even further. Both practices rely on mindfulness, to know when we are not practicing, and to remind ourselves what specifically to […]
Several posts ago I wrote about forgiveness. Forgiveness and gratitude share the same spectrum regarding outlook or attitude. Forgiveness opens the heart by dissolving scars of hurt that made us tight and irritable. With a […]