Anxiety and fear is on the rise. We are shutting down into selfish pursuits trying to find happiness through unsatisfying pleasure. We compulsively need more and more, like a fix. Cynicism and negativity are strangling us, spiraling us down further. Despair seeps in and we loose hope. Suicide is on the rise. Let’s tip the balance away from extreme self-centeredness to concern for others. Start by thinking about those ‘others’ who are experiencing the same downward spiral. Send them self-confidence, inner peace, and love. Open our heart, and open theirs. Shift the focus away from ‘me’ to ‘others.’ Find the love perspective and open our heart. This is the best medicine.
Practicing mindfulness and compassion while you are sick is a powerful practice. It reduces fear, anxiety, and even physical pain, by taking the focus away from your problem to focusing on relieving problems of others. […]
When our intentions toward others are good, we find that any feelings of anxiety or insecurity we may have are greatly reduced. We experience a liberation from our habitual preoccupation with self and paradoxically, this […]