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.
In order to overturn our negative habits, we must first recognize them, and then convince ourselves they are dysfunctional. Without doing this we will not be able to overturn them. Just like quitting smoking. To […]
Blow your top with love. The next time you are irritated or distressed, blow your top with love. Remember the other person with whom you are distressed is stuck. They are stuck in their old […]