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Having anxiety is nothing to get down on ourselves for. In fact it often means we are caring, sensitive people who are deeply concerned about the state of the world we live in.
Today we have three Buddhist life hacks on handling anxiety, shared by psychologist and practicing Buddhist Elizabeth Merrick, of New York. Watch this short video where she breaks down how to transform our anxiety into a desire to make a better world.
If you want to learn more, here is a great article about how chanting aloud helps us release stress and anxiety.
Connect to a Buddhability Community in Your Area
Buddhability is a real community, where Buddhists gather (virtually, for now) in their local neighborhoods. It’s a space with no formality or judgment. We share stories of applying Buddhist teachings to our real lives and discuss Buddhist concepts. It’s also a place where you can ask questions, share your impressions or just simply listen and soak it in. It’s completely up to you.
If you’d like to check out a local Buddhist meeting, just email us! And we’ll let you know about virtual gatherings in your area.
Exciting news: when you reach out to connect with a local Buddhability community, we’ll send you a free guide on the basics of Buddhism! It’s called The Winning Life.
Your friends at Buddhability