Daily Insight:
Noah Levine:
A Loving Relationship with Ourselves

“Loving-kindness is the experience of having a friendly and loving relationship toward ourselves as well as all others. The experience of sending loving-kindness toward ourselves is perhaps as simple as bringing a friendly attitude to our minds and bodies. Typically, we tend to judge ourselves and be quite critical and harsh in our self-assessments, identifying with the negative thoughts and feelings that arise in our minds. Being loving and kind isn’t our normal habit, so training the heart/mind to be kind is a great task. Mindfulness brings the mind’s negative habits into awareness.”
― Noah Levine, The Heart of the Revolution:
The Buddha's Radical Teachings on Forgiveness, Compassion, and Kindness

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