Question: Why does it feel so good to give in to depression? And why is it so hard to see the truth that wallowing in sadness in fact does us no good? Answer: We value negative states because of the […]
For every impulse, each movement in the expanding heavens, there is a gravity equal to it; for each light, each bit of love, there is a darkness, a resentment or regret. Our place, if we accept it, is to always […]
QUESTION What is the source of the “blues,” and what is the most effective way to begin shaking it?
In this High Holiday Season, so full of self-created gratification, we should never forget that hidden in the shadow of all passing pleasures dwells their unseen opposite, some form of sorrow that — sooner or later — must visit the […]