Equanimity is our capacity to remain mentally balanced in the midst of life’s turmoil. A lot of people think it means you’ll be calm all the time. Another common belief is that equanimity makes you not care. In fact, you can care very deeply about what’s happening and still bear in mind the context surrounding events. It doesn’t keep us from feeling pain, but it enables us to carry on.
There are three other capacities related to equanimity and they all complement each other. … Continue reading