retrofuturist wrote:In short, for those without 88 minutes to spare, after a bit of preliminary science, it proposes combination of samatha (calm) meditation and pushing out unwholesome/useless thoughts with calming thoughts/imagery that can alleviate and defuse the cyclical nature of anxiety, worry and stress.
IanAnd wrote:This is typical of the modern age's urge to find a quick fix "pill" to use in order to handle an established mental habit. It puts a band-aide on the problem but does not directly address it!
Retrofuturist wrote:I think there is the case however where certain temporary life circumstances of a difficult nature may be temporarily alleviated in such a manner (... it sure beats drugs and alcohol as an option!)
danieLion wrote:"Restlessness" (uddhacca) is the penultimate fetter to be destroyed and is the work of one on the path of non-return. At that point, you're a long way from "quick fix."
Thanks for summarizing the video for those of us who value their time and can't be bothered watching useless trash.
Otherwise, be content to keep applying these ridiculous quick fixes to a problem that is sure to recur.
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