Conduct is adopting core virtues and living your life in accordance with them. The three steps in this division are Skillful Speech, Skillful Action, and Skillful Livelihood.
Living a Skillful Life
Three steps of the Eightfold Path address living a skillful life: Right Speech, Right Action and Right Livelihood. While the content of these steps may seem to consist of “do’s and don’ts”, the three virtues are mindful practices from which we can gain insights.
The Eightfold Path: The Conduct Steps
Skillful Speech, Skillful Action and Skillful Livelihood are the three steps in the Virtue or Conduct division of the Eightfold Path. This is from a Series on Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness by Bhante Gunaratana
You Have Just Been Criticized What Next 9 9 2020
Imagine that you are working with someone on a project and they say to you, “You are doing a great job, but.” You interpret the first part of the sentence as praise and now are awaiting what comes after the “but.” In this scenario, there is the anticipation of criticism. Whereas praise is easily accepted, what is perceived as criticism is usually not. This talk explores the Buddha’s teachings on handling criticism (and praise).