Taking Responsibility Makes the Moment Fresh
Daily Wisdom / Pema Chödrön

Taking Responsibility Makes the Moment Fresh

Taking responsibility for your own actions is another way of talking about awakening bodhichitta (or, an open heart/mind), because part of taking responsibility is the quality of being able to see things very clearly. Another part of taking responsibility is gentleness, which goes along with not judging, not calling things right or wrong, good or … Continue reading

How to Build Inner Strength
Daily Wisdom / Pema Chödrön

How to Build Inner Strength

You build inner strength through embracing the totality of your experience, both the delightful parts and the difficult parts. Embracing the totality of your experience is one definition of having loving-kindness for yourself. Loving-kindness for yourself does not mean making sure you’re feeling good all the time—trying to set up your life so that you’re … Continue reading