We all feel passionately about something. We think it is very, very important.
It can be a person, a cause, our practice, a sport.
But sometimes, our passion becomes overbearing. We get so carried away that we are a drag to everyone around us.
Pema Chödrön, a Buddhist teacher, author, nun, and mother, has some advice for all of us: lighten up.
Learn what Pema teaches about taking ourselves less seriously.
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Pema Chödrön was the first American woman to become a fully ordained Buddhist nun, She is a prolific writer and teacher. She is particularly good at teaching about getting hooked into habitual negative thought cycles.