Be Extra Kind to Someone Today

“In the Buddhist tradition, compassion and love are seen as two aspects of the same thing: Compassion is the wish for another being to be free from suffering; love is wanting them to have happiness.” – The Dalai Lama. Today is a good day to be...

Surround Yourself with a Circle of Loving-Kindness

Loving-kindness is a powerful tool. Use it with the breath and uncover how you feel about yourself. Are you worthy of loving-kindness? Yes, you are and so are the people in your life. Loving-kindness and compassion are close relatives. You deserve love. We all deserve...

Gratitude Will Definitely Make You Feel Good

Do you want to feel good? Do you want to feel better than good? Then start by being grateful. To be grateful lets you feel good about yourself. You become kinder, less self-centered, more appealing as an individual as well as more resilient. Wait-you have nothing to...

Stop Feeling the Pain of Others

Empathy seems to be the big word in the past year or so, although longer for some. Empathy is the capacity to experience the suffering of others. Empathic people often feel the pain of others, sometimes to their detriment. Compassion is about feeling for not feeling...

You Can Celebrate Christmas Anytime

Aside from Christmas being the day that celebrates the birth of Christ, the Son of God, it is also about many other important things. Christmas is about celebration, gifts, joy, happiness, spending time with loving friends and family, food feasts, and celebrations....