have happened for you recently. Feel the joy you felt when they happened. Rejoice for your past self! Make a list of 5 good things that have happened for a friend or loved one recently. Feel joyful for their good fortune.
good things that happened. (Feel free to skip anything that feels too personal.) When your partner shares something, acknowledge it somehow: “Thanks for sharing” “Wow, that’s great!” High ﬁve! Notice how it feels to share and to receive.
full, complex human beings, and that you have no idea of the struggles that they’ve gone to. Consider that you could have become that person, if your life had gone down different paths. In the future, you could even ﬁnd yourself being best friends or in-laws with that person! Detach your feeling of self entirely. (Hard Mode)
and more difﬁcult people. (Attend the next Nyingma Retreat!) Smile when you see happy people on the street. Congratulate co-workers when they complete a task. Notice your feelings when friends post on FB. Challenge yourself to feel empathetic joy when possible/relevant, and leave a comment like “I’m so happy for you!” What else?