No Mud No Lotus

According to Zen Buddhist Thich Nhat Hanh, without suffering through the mud, you cannot find the happiness of the lotus. Without the grit, there is no pearl. When we know how to suffer, we suffer less. So the secret to happiness is to acknowledge and transform suffering, not to run away from it. It is … More No Mud No Lotus

Learning to Roll with the Punches

Have you ever experienced times when you go through just one bad thing after another? When things go wrong no matter what you do? Sure you have because it happens to everyone.  You are not alone, and that’s why I am writing about this because I just went through it. I experienced a few small … More Learning to Roll with the Punches