Anxiety and depression each have their own dominant philosophy. When we are anxious, we suffer the extreme that everything matters; when we are depressed, we suffer the extreme that nothing matters.
The idea of karma should not resign us to fate. On the contrary, it can help us to stay psychologically healthy in difficult situations.
We say we want to be free, but what does this really mean? How can we avoid the kind of ‘freedom fight’ that makes us feel isolated and powerless?
Many of us seek to live a ‘good life’… but what do we mean by good?
Wanting presupposes that we do not have things as we would like them to be. It therefore implies dissatisfaction with the status quo. When we
Pessimism is the habit of looking on the negative side of things. When witnessing events, a pessimist will tend to notice the potential for loss