The First Noble Truth teaches us that everyone that is unenlightened will experience discontentedness. This causes the vast majority people to have problems in life. If you’re dealing with a lot of stress, then you might wind up having issues with anxiety or depression. It isn’t possible to completely eliminate sources of stress from yourContinue reading “Meditation and Contentedness”
People are very familiar with stress right now due to how difficult things are in modern pandemic times. Many people are trying to cope with stress by using meditation practices. Buddhists have been doing this for thousands of years, but some people think of it as a religious practice. This couldn’t be further from theContinue reading “Buddhism is Science of the Mind; Never intended to be a Religion”
PART I Six Aspects of Kamma (Karma) to be Understood: “Monks, when it was said; ‘karma must be understood; the source and origin of karma should be understood; the diversity of karma should be understood; the result of karma should be understood; the cessation of karma should be understood; the way leading the cessation ofContinue reading “What to Know About Karma”
Monks, if five things do not slip away from a frail and sick Monk, it can bepredicted of him: In no long time, with the destruction of the taints, he willrealize for himself with direct knowledge (wisdom), in this very life, thetaintless liberation of mind, liberation by wisdom, and having entered upon it,he will resideContinue reading “Direct Knowledge (Wisdom) for a Sick One”
When you are trying to relieve stress, many people suggest getting some exercise. Unfortunately, doing so is often easier said than done, especially with all the possible activities available to take part in. However, it is important to search for that outlet because when stress becomes unmanageable or overwhelming, you can suffer physically and mentally.Continue reading “Jiu-Jitsu and Stress Relief”
Buddhism is more of a science than a religion, more than westerners may realize. Some who practice it may do so out of intellectual interest, and for a good reason—understanding the mind is essential to how Buddhists operate, whether that be through practice or meditation. Most study and practice it for the benefits discussed inContinue reading “Wisdom, Not Worship: Buddhism as Science of the Mind”
Be the Jesus in Your Jungle: 4 Key Spiritual Lessons on Forgiveness and Letting Go in an Age of Anger
In a world filled with anger and negativity, learning to forgive those who have wronged you is crucial and beneficial. Saying so isn’t as easy as learning to forgive, though; it’s far too easy to hold onto grudges and want to do anything but forgive someone for what they have done to you. Learning to forgive meansContinue reading “Be the Jesus in Your Jungle: 4 Key Spiritual Lessons on Forgiveness and Letting Go in an Age of Anger”
In the middle of a stressful day or even week, it can seem counterintuitive to step away from the stress to take a moment for yourself; after all, if the work doesn’t stop, why should you? However, there is increasingly more and more evidence pointing to the fact that taking a pause to refocus andContinue reading “Mental Health & Meditation: Why a Deep Breath Can Help You Find Calm in the Chaos”
Some Thoughts From a Professional Life Coach on How Humanity Can Overcome Its Negative and Destructive Instincts and Embrace Enlightenment in 2021 Making sense of the world these days can be difficult. Between the COVID-19 pandemic, the seemingly endless string of destructive political incidents in the United States and elsewhere, and the natural disasters promptedContinue reading “The Pathway to Fixing This Troubled World With Nicholas Gerace”
Bad leaders are a real detriment to organizations and this makes it incredibly important for us to make good leadership choices. Choosing to promote someone who is not right for a leadership role will have disastrous consequences. This is why companies need to get rid of bad leaders before they have a chance to destroyContinue reading “Bad Leaders Destroy”
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