Much anxiety is caused by the desire for things to be other than they are. By ‘just watching’, we give our urgent self a rest, and become content with mere attention and perception.
We can achieve s temporary sense of peace and meaning by conforming to our society, and by setting goals. But we can find far deeper peace and meaning by working on acceptance and understanding.
Silence does not truly exist. Whatever we think is silence, is a stilling of the waves, an ebbing of a flow. When we sit in
Those who suffer from acute anxiety will know the feeling. There is a pervasive sense of threat, as though danger lurks just around the corner.
If anyone wants to become a person capable of great steadiness and peacefulness in a crisis, then here is a summary of the main efforts
Managing our mental health is not only about developing a philosophical outlook: it is also about building habits of behaviour. In fact, the two go