Like so many people these days, my life has been touched by cancer. Choosing to make intentional change in one’s life directly impacts quality of life. It can enrich our experiences, and help us work through stressful situations. These changes can be categorized as outer, inner and secret change.
There is some pain we cannot avoid and then there is the suffering associated to that pain. The Buddha taught that there are certain inevitabilities we all will encounter in life: birth, old age, sickness and death. Ignoring these basic truths brings added suffering to an already difficult situation.