During Christmas holiday season many people open their hearts. Of course for some it is a very challenging time sometimes punctuated by thoughts of self-harm. When we feel the cheer and openness, let’s keep those feelings warm and extend them beyond the holiday season. If we feel depressed, try to remember others who are having similar feelings. Send them love and connection bathed in delicious five-colored light. Wishes for a joyous holiday season and beyond.
Empathy and compassion
Last night in Tokyo with my Human Values Institute group we discussed in some detail the distinctions between empathy and compassion. I had just stepped off a 12+ hour flight, and spent about 20 hours […]
Two nights ago in Mongolia I was teaching about emotional hygiene emphasizing anger management. These words are on the tip of my tongue, so I’ll write a few down. The key to anger management is […]
Gratitude makes you feel better
When you are feeling down, gratitude makes you feel better. When you are feeling up, gratitude makes you feel even better. Gratitude makes everything shine and sparkle like glitter. It puts a whole new feeling […]