Why we have negative emotions … and what to do about them

For many years I had asked myself the questions: What is the real source of our negative emotions? Why do so many things cause fear [...]

How to eliminate suffering and get enlightened

There are two fundamentally different ways in which we can experience ourselves. First, the way most of us usually experience ourselves: as a creation—a separate [...]

Do You Really Want Your Child to Always be Well-Behaved?

Remember the last time you heard a parent say: "My kids are wonderful. They always obey me." Or, "They never talk back." Or, "They are [...]