Adjust settings for increased happiness

The whole point of Buddhist teachings is to bring an end to suffering. Or, as Guy Newland puts it, to bring an end to unnecessary suffering. That begs the question 'what suffering is unnecessary?'

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Noticing the gaps

Next time you feel yourself sucked into some feeling of fear or aversion, just take a look and see what else is going on. No need to turn away from the fear, it can have it's place but in the much bigger landscape of feelings and sensations. 

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Walking it out

A couple of weeks ago I'd spent the day working, except I’d spent rather a lot of it walking, from one café to another. I was starting to feel that this wasn’t so efficient when I realised that the walking was the working, those were the most ‘productive’ parts of the day.

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Hello world - digital detox 4

I notice that in terms of distraction FB is the ‘gateway drug’, it’s pretty innocent, just to have a quick look. But then you are down the rabbit hole of internet prapanca!

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