It is interesting to hear a psychologist actually say what emotional health is.
How To Be Emotionally Fit
In reading the scriptures, there are two kinds of mistakes: One mistake is to cling to the literal text and miss the inner principles. The second mistake is to recognize the principles but not apply them to your own mind, so that you waste time and just make them into causes of entanglement.
Jhana4 wrote:... hear a psychologist actually say what emotional health is.
From the site:
Integrates current psychological methods and scientific processes with behavioral standards declared by scripture.
I'm terribly biased...
I guess it's filling a niche down there in Texas; best of luck to them and those who appreciate their approach.
(...but her bio is riddled with media creds... gah)
"And how is it, bhikkhus, that by protecting oneself one protects others? By the pursuit, development, and cultivation of the four establishments of mindfulness. It is in such a way that by protecting oneself one protects others.
"And how is it, bhikkhus, that by protecting others one protects oneself? By patience, harmlessness, goodwill, and sympathy. It is in such a way that by protecting others one protects oneself.- Sedaka Sutta [SN 47.19]