Starting Over / New Beginnings
Student Talks: 1/24/2020 - Key Lesson: Our mind is at last our own only when we can give it fully to the moment at hand, regardless of what life seems to hand us in that moment.
Our resolve to live a real life, an awakened life, is strengthened when our self-study reveals that at any moment we're not consciously in command of ourselves, a mechanical nature is in charge of us, directing us to look for someone, something to blame for our pain.
We all know that unwanted moments seem to wait for us "right around the corner," making fear and worry our constant companions as we walk through this life. But while certain "shocks" are inevitable, being made a prisoner of some negative reaction to these moments is not!
There is a way to understand and use our inevitable frustration in life so that we don't continue to make the habitual angry response with all its harmful results. Instead of runaway forces taking charge of us, we would be in control...
Learn what it takes to drop self-wrecking habits and addictions as you get to the root of substance abuse, codependence, overeating, depression, and anxiety.