Feeling busy? You may be suffering from civilisation, which has invented for you a time-and-calendar construct that makes you feel guilty if you are not ‘productive’.
What if the ‘self’ you obsessively defend were a myth? What if you could drop your worries about finance and relationships? What if you could just ‘be’, peacefully?
Making personal change is hard. It can be easier if we follow two or three key principles.
Is it possible to take a mindful approach to arguing? Perhaps we can choose our battles more wisely, if we can become aware of our motivations for arguing.
When we project, we push the responsibility for our being onto someone else. We do it to avoid suffering. But, in fact, we end up losing touch with reality, and creating more suffering.
Whenever we feel hard done by or in pain, we have a simple choice. We can get stuck in resentment, or we can embark upon a positive action, however small.