A Buddhist Perspective on Laziness

Let's talk about laziness. Many people call themselves lazy when they don't live up to their hopes for themselves. They don't have the energy. They want to tune out. Perhaps the experience of being aware, paying attention, or mindful actually means becoming aware of pain or suffering. This article by Pema Chodron, Buddhist teacher and author, discusses three different types of "laziness" and how if we connect to the pain of our laziness, we can feel connected to the suffering of others. "Instead of pulling back from the pain of laziness, we move closer. We lean into the wave. We swim into the wave." Looking into Laziness BY PEMA CHÖDRÖN| APRIL 20, 2016 Rather than feeling discouraged by lazi

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