A dedicated mindfulness practice can help prepare us to meet life's inevitable challenges with greater wisdom and ease. This might allow us to decrease our own suffering and prevent ourselves from mindlessly causing or exacerbating harm to others.
Much of the pain we experience in life is not within our control. Random and unexpected things happen that thwart our best laid plans and threaten our happiness. Because we're not all-knowing, we make mistakes and pay the price. Fortunately we do have some influence over how we experience life's slings and arrows. The practice … Continue reading Escaping the Cycle of Suffering