“ External circumstances can only cause you physical pain. Suffering is created in your mind. ”
Fear arises simply because you are not living with life - you are living in your mind
Books don't offer real escape, but they can stop a mind scratching itself raw.
When you exist here only as a body and a mind, suffering is inevitable. Meditation means to go beyond the limitations of your body and mind.
Suffering is not showered upon us, it is manufactured. And the manufacturing unit is in your mind