Various methods for dealing with our crazy roommates

  The essential job of being a Buddhist is to distinguish between the deluded, neurotic, unhappy thoughts in our head and the positive, virtuous, appropriate ones. That’s it! Buddha’s unique approach to the mind is that we can rid our mind utterly of the voices...

We need our own approval, not others’

One of our deepest needs is the approval of others. The very idea of “success”, whether big or small, is defined in terms of what others think of us. Managed well, seeking and receiving feedback is fundamental to our healthy growth as human beings, but the more power...