What makes people act rude or insensitive?
Being more aware is not a one-time decision, though. It's an ongoing process.
Train your mind like you would train a puppy.
You have the opportunity to make the moment special for whomever you're with.
When I give you a smile, I don't have to give my smile away.
The purpose of your apology is not to lift your burden. It is to acknowledge that you were wrong and to express your regret for what you did.
Cultivating kindness for yourself may lift a great burden and allow you to contribute to the world more freely and spontaneously.
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