Pema Chödrön: Cultivating Loving-Kindness Towards One’s Self
Nobody wants to be unhappy, yet so many of us find it difficult to feel a pervading sense of happiness in our lives. Is this because of life circumstances or factors beyond our control? According to Pema Chödrön, the greatest obstacle to happiness—especially for those of us in the West—is something that we have the ability to transform. In this audio clip, she speaks about the all-important power of mitri, a Buddhist term meaning unconditional loving-kindness towards yourself.