Self [Observation] profoundly changes the way our brain works. It activates the self regulating neo-cortical regions, which give us an incredible amount of control over our feelings. Every time we do this our rationality and emotional resilience are strengthened. - Athene’s theory of everything. (I would have said we become more open and understanding rather than resilient lol)
dharm-a asked: What is the difference between suffering and happiness?
Nothing. They are two sides of the same coin of illusion.