Working on your emotional well-being helps calm the monkey mind and sadness often gets a bad press.
Read the article to learn about how sadness differs from depression and some ways in which it can help you lead a more grounded life.
“Findings from my own research suggest that sadness can help people improve attention to external details, reduce judgmental bias, increase perseverance, and promote generosity. All of these findings build a case that sadness has some adaptive functions, and so should be accepted as an important component of our emotional repertoire.”
This Daily Stillness has been recycled from previously published ones:
• #tds137 4 ways sadness can be good for you (Nov 14, 2015)