Sometimes, when we are discouraged by a difficult situation, anger does seem helpful, appearing to bring more energy, confidence and determination. And while it is true that anger brings extra energy, it eclipses the best […]
If you have peace of mind, when you meet with problems and difficulties they won’t disturb your inner peace. You’ll be able to employ your human intelligence more effectively. But, if your mental state is […]
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy yourself, practice compassion.
Empathy is useful to reduce our self-centered attitude. But if we get stuck in empathy — feeling like the other person is feeling — we become chronically sad and burn out. Maturing to compassion brings […]
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 […]
Judging others negatively is like poison. It comes back around criticizing ourself regardless of what we do or think. The poison spreads like a black cloud. Recognize this critical attitude and remind yourself it is […]
Negative judgment towards ourself and others constantly is in the background, draining our inner peace and happiness. It can lead to suspicion, cynicism, and hopelessness. It distorts our wisdom as it abides in not understanding […]
Anger is like poison destroying our peace. It raises our blood pressure, damages our heart and immune system, and generally destroys our physical, mental, and spiritual health. So learn to identify early signs of anger […]
Practicing compassion, caring for others and sharing their problems, lays the foundation for a meaningful life, not only at the level of the individual, family or community, but also for humanity as a whole.