Why is “My” Happiness so Short-Lived? Teachings of Nisargadatta Maharaj

The questioner asks maharaj, why is my experience of happiness so short lived? How to attain permanent happiness? Let’s find out the answers in the wisdom nuggets from Nisargadatta Maharaj. The passages I read are from the book “I AM THAT”.

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React vs Respond: Training the Mind to Respond Calmly to Stressful Situations

Our minds have become conditioned to react angrily to stressful situations than responding calmly. The fight-or-flight mode kicks in, and reacting becomes the default way to communicate. However, it leads to regret and creates strife in interpersonal relationships.

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