Buddhism worrying about the future
Quote by Thich Nhat Hanh: “Do not lose yourself in the past. Do not lose y...”
Buddhist advice for worrywarts
We probably all worry unduly sometimes, which makes us all worrywarts according to the dictionary. Here are some more practical solutions for this unpleasant state of mind. Drag your thoughts away from your troubles… by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it. As mentioned earlier, all habits are made to be broken. And they are certainly not us.
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The other day my good friend from back home called me hysterically crying. Every purchase had become an exercise in extreme deliberation. The interviewer looked disgusted, she said—he was probably thinking she was incompetent. He asked her questions in an abrupt way—he was trying to trip her up. Having gone through countless interviews with multiple companies, after sending out dozens of resumes, she was just plain exhausted and starting to feel desperate. As she recalled the anxiety she felt in this encounter, I visualized her sitting vulnerably in front of his desk, and my heart went out to her.