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Thich Nhat Hanh on Suffering

December 31, 2012



People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.

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  1. April 7, 2013 9:28 am

    I once had a yoga instructor say that people will live with pain until it’s too much to bear. That being, they will live in low level, or mid-level physical or spiritual pain ad nauseum. It is only when they are brought to their threshold, their edge, that they enact real change. Because change is unfamiliar and very, very hard.

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