Anger and anxiety are based on an illusory, egoic view of the self. If we can lose this false sense of self, we can reduce our anxiety and anger.
It’s not easy to stay peaceful under pressure. Here are four abilities we can cultivate to make it a little less hard.
Can we overcome our own neediness? Can we escape our fear of rejection and failure? Absolutely. But it may take a change of thinking.
We all experience brief tensions when life doesn’t go our way. What determines our mental health is what happens next.
‘I can’t help it’ can sometimes be, how shall we say it, a bit of a ‘cop out’. There is, perhaps, always some way in which we can act wisely.
Much anxiety can be understood as intense fluctuation between engagement and avoidance.