“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” – Dalai Lama
I had an aha moment while sitting in my car in the middle of a parking garage.
We’ve had an entire month of colds circulating in the house. My son catches the cold at school, then passes it along to my daughter, who then passes it along to me.
I called my daughter’s pediatrician to get the appropriate dosage of Tylenol to give to her for a mild fever. Based on my daughter’s symptoms, the nurse recommended that I schedule an in-office appointment to make sure my daughter’s condition was nothing serious.
Really? My maternal instinct was telling me that it was just a bad cold, but the nurse’s suggestion allowed just enough fear to creep into my mind that I felt obligated to get my daughter checked out.Continue Reading