Sports: Learning to Quit Gracefully
There is a tendency to grasp tighter as something slips away: fight harder to retain what was.
Another approach to … More lint
want something else
The more we attempt to assert ourselves, the more we tend to fight for the same things. dominance through conquest.… More lint
Choosing the passive role, remaining open to life’s flows, or the active position, imprinting your will upon situations, are not … More lint
Reciprocal insight: the asymmetry of awareness
We are all experts at seeing other people’s problems, yet children when seeing our own.
We need community for reciprocal … More lint
We have a desire; we chase it, catch it, and consume it. We then need another passion. Our hands are … More lint
Self-help is not a fix, but a focus
Reading self-help or jumping into therapy doesn’t fix you; it focuses you.
You will not remember or fulfill all the … More lint
Calm amidst rage: detached observation
You can be fine, even happy, amid anxiety and outrage. These feelings come over us, but we can watch them … More lint
Your attention is your state
Where your attention goes is your state of being.
Depression, anger, and resentment are good at drawing and maintaining attention, … More lint