Tag Archives | Lovingkindness

#RealHappiness Day 28

The final day – is it the end or a beginning? Sharon points out that this is a great opportunity to rededicate ourselves to our practice, but to be realistic about our practice and make a reasonable commitment. A regular Read More

#RealHappiness Day 27

Compassion.  Reframing behaviors & actions to pain and recognizing that others may be in pain and acting out.  Reframing bad/wrong into states of suffering gives me a different lens to view the world.  It reminds me that everyone has something Read More


I did the Sharon Salzberg meditation challenge a few years ago. It was nice – I was just starting to get into meditation. I had no idea how powerful it could be and I continue a meditation practice. It is Read More

#RealHappiness Day 26

Today’s lesson looked at offering lovingkindness to all beings.  To me, it’s a reminder that humans are not the only ones who need lovingkindness.  I need to pay more attention to all the life around me. In the meditation, Sharon Read More

#RealHappiness Day 25

I usually listen to this meditation a few times. It is an area I have struggled with.  Lovingkindness towards others has been difficult for me in the past, especially the part where we visualize someone we have difficulty with.  Last Read More

Day24 – heart opening

I always feel a sense of gratitude when doing the practice of a lovingkindness meditation. Sometimes it’s overwhelming and it brings me to tears. Other times it just makes me smile and fills me with warmth. During today’s practice I Read More

#RealHappiness Day 24

Today brings us back to the magic moment of when we catch ourselves drifting off during meditation.  That’s the moment of awareness. Sharon again reminds us to be kind to ourselves and practice lovingkindness towards ourselves.  This practice of being Read More

#RealHappiness Day 23

I’m a little behind again.  Life… I’m trying to be kind and gentle with myself for missing these meditations, but it’s a challenge. Today’s meditation tip really speaks to me.  I get frustrated with all the us/them in the news.  Read More

Day22 – the good

“May all beings be happy.” This meditation line brings up so much for me. I cannot help but think of my yoga teacher, Barbara, when I hear this line. She was the first person to introduce me to a lovingkindness Read More

#RealHappiness Day 22

Today’s lesson focused on looking inward and seeing the good.  How much easier is it for us to see our faults? Our supposed inadequacies?  Instead of that, today Sharon asks that we look at one good thing in ourselves.  This Read More