Tag Archives: Negative Emotions

Guess what today’s topic is!

Sorry! Today’s reflection is once AGAIN—I am sure you guessed it— ‘negative emotions!’ You are probably tired of hearing about this again. I fully understand. It’s never been my favorite topic and, for the most part, I successfully ignored it … Continue reading

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Is it possible to overcome negative emotions?

The last couple of posts explored how our negative emotions manage to control us. This brings up the question of how can we actually apply this understanding to put an end their tyranny? The first step, I believe, is to … Continue reading

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Negative emotions are our true enemies

Yesterday I found an excellent and brief explanation of the destructive nature of negative emotions in the book The World of Tibetan Buddhism by the 14th Dalai Lama. He writes: “To aid us in considering the destructive nature of the … Continue reading

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