Life is suffering (but that’s okay)

Life is suffering (but that’s okay)

There's a famous ancient Buddha quote... Life is suffering. It may sound morbid and somber, but when you fully understand what the quote means, it can actually bring about peace, freedom, and even happiness. This quote comes directly from the first noble truth of Buddhism -- that suffering, pain, and misery are a part of [...]

The Fear of Anger

The fear of anger is more destructive than anger itself... We get so worried about angering others, or letting others make us angry. But that's silly, because anger is just one of the many emotions we experience on a daily basis -- like sadness, happiness, excitement, anxiety, dread, hope, etc. What's worse than becoming angry [...]

Dark Cloud

Dark Cloud

Colors of the rainbow made me uncomfortable All the bright pastels were so unsettling to me. The black and dark grey brought a sense peace I felt more at home, like I could finally breathe. The sunny day made me want to stay inside Light kept pouring in, so I had to close the blinds. [...]