Seeing the Second Option: What’s In Avoidance
Weekly Column By Sharon Salzberg for On Being Blog
Published October 12th, 2015
Through my own meditation practice and through teaching, I now know that dukkha, suffering, the sense of dis-ease in our lives — no matter what you want to call it — arrives most achingly not from uncomfortable circumstances but from our reactions to them.
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