Have you noticed? Suffering exists. In myriad forms.
From the minor irritations we encounter each and every day to overwhelming states of anxiety, depression, envy, and countless others. In macro forms like war, cruelty, hunger, poverty, and addiction.
Another word for suffering is frustration. Or discontent. The continual feeling of subtle dissatisfaction that underlines our life. Even when we have it good, we’re still trying to make it better.
So how can we end suffering? The first step is to understand it.