Why is it so difficult to feel grateful?
Jan27

Why is it so difficult to feel grateful?

If asked specifically to list things we are grateful for, we all can easily list several things. Yet during our daily life,…

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Grateful even when we don’t feel full?
Nov29

Grateful even when we don’t feel full?

Even if we want to feel grateful, that feeling is often elusive. Why? Because we may feel that what we have isn’t enough. …

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How to deal with feelings of inferiority
Jun25

How to deal with feelings of inferiority

Our media often shows us glamorized images whereby we worry about how slim, smart or fluent we are. Naturally, we often feel…

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Two ways to deal with dissatisfaction
May21

Two ways to deal with dissatisfaction

When we see some things we don’t have — a bigger house, a faster car, a newer phone — we often feel dissatisfied. And we labor…

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When the mind complains about the shortage of enjoyable sense objects, contemplate the shortage of enjoyment in the supposedly enjoyable sense objects
Mar09

When the mind complains about the shortage of enjoyable sense objects, contemplate the shortage of enjoyment in the supposedly enjoyable sense objects

Suppose we go to a hotel to eat a full meal and find that the delicacy we wanted is provided only in limited quantity. Our mind…

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Even if we are feeling miserable, that doesn’t give us the right to make others miserable Gita 17.16
Nov14

Even if we are feeling miserable, that doesn’t give us the right to make others miserable Gita 17.16

When something goes wrong in our lives, we may feel hurt, irritated, dejected. If we give in to bouts of self-pity and start…

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