We all want to be happy and not hurt. This is universal, including even animals. Yet we forget this simple yet profoundly true attitude that binds us all as living beings. Every time we meet a new person, think, “just like me she / he just wants to be happy and not in pain.” Automatically we feel closer to the other person. With time the number of our friends grows exponentially. Regardless of our preconceived ideas, everyone we meet feels close. We smile more and feel happier. The more we smile and feel happier, so does the other person. No longer are we afraid or anxious when meeting others. Rather it becomes a treat. They also become more relaxed and at ease.
Balancing alertness with relaxation is important in our meditation and daily life as well. The last two posts about emptiness created an abundance of alertness! So let’s chill, relax, and balance with some compassion. My […]
When the sun is shining we are happy. When it is cloudy we are sad. Practicing more compassion towards our self and others gradually regardless of the sun shining or not we feel happy. A […]