Change is natural

Everything changes, we know that. There’s nothing that begins that doesn’t end. But why is change often so painful? According to the Buddha it’s because we have so much attachment for things to be the way we want them, we can’t stand it when things turn out...

Be grateful to myself

Our usual way of understanding “gratitude” is to be grateful to someone outside ourselves for something that we have. And that’s marvellous: we need to develop that. But there’s another way we can look at it, which is a great method to counteract our low self-esteem...