The Five-Minute Buddhist Books

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Planning for the Future and Being in the Now

A reader wrote in:

It’s said in Buddhism that the way to happiness is not to escape or avoid pain, but to just “stay.” I recently decided to leave my job because I felt I was being treated poorly, and also because every day each task I was given felt insurmountable because I so badly . . . → Read More: Planning for the Future and Being in the Now

Back Off, Move On, Get Over It, Or Fight Back?

A Reader Writes:

My wife has been poorly treated at work and bullied out of her Job. The company is not interested in what has happened, only keeping it all quiet as they are 60% funded by the Government. I feel that we should fight this even though the emotional cost and financial cost could . . . → Read More: Back Off, Move On, Get Over It, Or Fight Back?

Working with a Bad Boss

A reader writes:

My question is how do I learn to be compassionate for someone who isn’t doing the same for me?

I experienced what I can only describe as bullying from my former boss in my  last work place and had to leave. I tried to show loving kindness to my previous . . . → Read More: Working with a Bad Boss