Entries tagged with “Suffering”

5 Questions for Marianne Williamson

Williamson on the roots of depression and suffering

A Retreat into Moral Suffering & Golden Repair

“The wounds and harms that arise from falling over the edge into moral suffering can have positive value …”

Acceptance: The Surprising Antidote to Suffering

“We tend to think of stress as something that happens outside of ourselves; something that happens to us. But science is showing that it’s not the stressors in our life, but how we perceive them that determines how much we suffer.”

Asking Questions Is Most of Compassion

What is compassion? “We believe that the word represents something that we offer to others, or to ourselves. But is that accurate?”

Buddhism Curious

A seeker wants to delve into this ancient religion and is wondering how to get started

Close to the Ground: Lean in to Suffering

The young woman sitting next to me looks to be in her late 20s. Given our proximity to the University of Oregon, she could be a graduate student, maybe, or a young professor. She i…

Enough Is Enough

Excerpt from the book More Beautiful Than Before: How Suffering Transforms Us.

How to Stop Speaking Harshly to Yourself

Harsh self-talk is a pattern of learned behavior, and the good news is we can unlearn it.