Maintaining calmness and peace inside is important. It helps us weather the storms. Who doesn’t have storms? This gives us more perspective as we cultivate less reactivity. More perspective leads to better decisions. Add genuine concern for others into the mix, and the results soar. Of course this sustained inner peace does not come overnight. It develops slowly. But we must develop it. No one else can do this for us. So study, listen, read, reflect, and practice. Practice daily meditation. Think about others’ welfare as much as you can. Be happy!
Three days ago, we completed a 2-day meditation retreat in Tokyo, meditating on compassion, wisdom, non-distraction, awareness, and walking. The subtle lasting bliss that slowly develops with regular practice is nourishing, feeling that everything is […]
Kindness towards others and kindness towards ourselves is often overlooked. We get caught up in the fast pace which stresses us out losing our mindfulness and focus on kindness. Living in the past and future […]