Q: How To Deal With Feeling Misunderstood?

(approx. 13 minutes) KEYWORDS: Q: Can you speak about jealousy and how I can practice to combat the envy others have in my practice? Sometimes, friends can be critical and speak in a way that is judgemental and disparaging towards me. I feel misunderstood. How can I deal with this?” Self-centred, generosity, truthfulness, integrity, sila, lotus flower, compromising, Venerable Ananda, freedom from remorse, safety, psychologist, GP, sugar metabolism, highest virtue, wisdom, nekkhamma parami, ability to say no, smartphone, adhitthana parami, determination, resolution, lokapala, protectors of the world, hiri and ottappa, wholesome sense of shame, balance, Sila, anger, attention, light, energy, dissolve, denial, restraint, 5 precepts, heedlessness, will, Ajahn Dukkha, conflation, peaceful, child, agile, guided meditation, gentle, sensitive, mental exercise, Satipatthana sutta, counting the breath, strength, weakness.


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