Category: self control

The Suffering Sandwich

Imagine for a moment that suffering is like a sandwich.  Some painful things are inevitable, unavoidable and outside of our control – such as the pain caused by other people’s actions and extraordinary events that occur.  This is the bread in our suffering sandwich – after all, its just not a sandwich without the bread.…

Breaking Bad Habits

A habit is any action that is performed so often that it becomes almost an involuntary or automatic response. Some people use the words “habit” and “addiction” interchangeably; however, there are important differences between them. A habit is something a person is inclined or accustomed to doing routinely, almost without thinking, There is often no…