Chapter two of Buddha's Brain is aptly titled "The Evolution of Suffering" because it walks the reader through the myriad ways our brains use negativity as a survival tactic. The methods our brains utilize are effective but less necessary now since we as modern humans are more predator than prey, especially when compared to our … Continue reading Buddha’s Brain: Chapter two recap and discussion
"Be kind (to yourself)" Photo by Lisa on Pexels.com Today I made a couple silly mistakes early on in the day that had me thinking, "Wow, I really am trying my best, and I am still not doing so well." But then I wondered - is it true that I'm trying my best, if I'm … Continue reading It’s OK if your “best” isn’t that great
Photo by Ady April on Pexels.com Lately I've been faced with an internal battle - not a battle unique to me, but a modern war being waged by many because of the openness of the world in which we live. The battle between action and perfection. Action is what I'm called to: to do, create, … Continue reading Why not now?