Embracing our challenges

Today we will explore Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh’s five stages of dealing with emotions, which have some additional steps to the RAIN practice which can be very helpful.

Being happy for others

‘O! beware, my lord, of jealousy; it is the green-eyed monster which doth mock the flesh it feeds on.’ (Iago to Othello, in Shakespeare’s Othello) Some of the most miserable times in my life have been those when I have felt jealous or resentful. These can be difficult emotions for any of us – that […]