Adders and Subtractors: What can you do in the moment of suffering?
by Dan McLintock The next time you start to suffer deeply about something, stop for a moment as soon as you realize what’s happening. Right after you recognize that you have been emotionally triggered by some person or event, ask yourself: “Did I just choose to start suffering”? If you somehow initially get a “yes”, stop again. Check and see if you can truly stop the suffering in that very moment. See if you can very quickly start “not minding”. If you’re honest with yourself