I think gratitude helps us manage anxiety and fear as we cannot feel grateful and anxious and fearful at the same time. It brings us to back to live in the present moment.
Thank you very much for an inspirational and beautiful article.
Mae Che Sansanee of Sathira Dhammasathan (a Buddhist nun in Thailand) offered the following practice in her Dharma talks which I found very helpful in the Buddhist context of suffering is to be seen and let go quickly and not to something to be and dwell on:
Remind ourselves when waking up that we are lucky to be able to breathe, to have 24 brand new hours with the opportunities to be aware of and to learn not to fa...
Remind ourselves when waking up that we are lucky to be able to breathe, to have 24 brand new hours with the opportunities to be aware of and to learn not to fall victim to our anger, hatred, attachments and negative thoughts which will allow us to achieve the freedom from unnecessary mental sufferings as well as the readiness to give and to forgive and to be of service to ourselves and others.
Thank you very much for an insightful article.
It helps put into perspective how we should react to what we consider unpleasant, stressful and disappointing and should lead to an equanimity of mind.
Stay connected to the community by adding people to your list.
This site is brought to you by A Network for Grateful Living, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. All donations are fully tax deductible in the U.S.A.
© 2000 - 2020, A Network for Grateful Living
Website by Briteweb
Share the daily gift of grateful living
with our beautiful 2020 Wall Calendar.
Now available for a reduced donation!
(while supplies last)