resistance

It’s not impermanence per se, or even knowing we’re going to die, that is the cause of our suffering, Rather, it’s our resistance to the fundamental uncertainty of our situation. Our discomfort arises from all of our efforts to put ground under our feet, to realize our dream of constant okayness. When we resist change, it’s called suffering.  
The Buddha called impermanence one of the three distinguishing marks of our existence, an incontrovertible fact of life. But it’s something we seem to resist pretty strongly.  
Be easy about your life, letting all struggles and concerns go. No longer try to make things happen... with less resistance and more allowing, unwanted things cannot remain.
Can you be TOO open?
There seems to be a part within all of us that longs to open up more, for example, whether we desire a more open and flexible [...]
Are you resisting your here and now? Some people would always rather be somewhere else. Their here is never good enough.
surrender-to-what-is
All suffering is down to resisting this moment - resistance to "What Is". What are you resisting right now? Your job? An illness? Your [...]