Losar tashi delek to all. Happy Tibetan New Year to all. Out with the old, and in with the3 new. Breaking down old dysfunctional habits is central to our happiness, and to those around us. Old dysfunctional habits are expressed as reactivity, taking things personally, getting hot under the collar over little things, exploding not knowing why, belittling ourself till we are blue in the face, and other ways. We have to, as the cowboys say, “take the bull by the horns,” with no disrespect or harm to bulls. We need to face our stuff, not run away. Get tough with our dysfunctional habits. Meet them head-on. Just because they have been with us for a long time is not a good reason to allow them to stay. Make this a new year’s resolution to stand up to our dysfunctional habits and not let them have free reign over us anymore.
It seems that being hard on ourself is in the water we drink and in the air we breathe. It has become such an automatic response, we are rarely aware of the harshness we direct […]
Insecurity weakens our immune system and makes us miserable. We feel small. What use is it? Let’s engage this self-doubt at an arm’s length. Not pushing it away, but giving us room so that self-doubt […]
Whenever you go, wherever we are, be mindful. Mindful of virtue. Virtue of love, compassion, kindness, self-kindness, self-love, others-love, tolerance, gratitude, forgiveness, joy, and insight. Tattoo these things in your mind, in your heart. Remember […]