How to practice contentment. Letting go of craving and seeing that what we have is good enough.
Archive | January, 2010
The benefit of being dispassionate toward sense pleasures and material things.
The Buddha cannot remove our fears for us but has provided the road map that allows us to achieve fearlessness.
Examining the mind when feeling stressed out: working with the mind and one’s circumstances.
How we can apply the mind training slogans during our daily activities and interactions.
Looking for the “I” when feeling anxious and not finding it.
Taking refuge and considering karma and conditions are some ways of working with fear and anxiety.
Stories from His Holiness illustrate how we form solid, unchanging opinions of others; the different motivations we have for refraining from harming others.
Why the Buddha being free from fear is important in terms of refuge, and a look at the afflictions that cause anxiety and fear.
How to work with the mind when it goes into fear and panic mode, using small things we fear as practice opportunities for the bigger things we may face.