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Staying Calm in Difficult Times


We all face tough scenarios on a regular basis. For instance, you just got out of the dentist. You had skipped breakfast to go and now the dentist tells you to wait two hours before eating. With the unexpected traffic, it will take you longer than that to get back to your busy workday anyway. Your car indicated that your phone is ringing. Who is it? It's your cousin. Her boyfriend left her, again. She needs some cash and a place for her and her three dogs to stay for a couple of weeks. At times like these, does acting in calm, constructive and compassionate ways seem like a reach? Think again! Buddha has done it joyfully and effortlessly in harder situations. So can we; learn how. And just in time for the holidays.