Spiritual experience is distinct from religious feeling of dependence on an object or image of worship. It is a state of complete absorption of our being. It is an insight into the source of existence.
To say we love one another as we love ourselves cannot be true unless there is an intrinsic reward, whether direct or indirect. That’s not to say we are not loving individuals, it is simply that our most basic makeup is to be self-serving.
The first step to controlling stress is to know your own personal anxiety, down to its deepest core. What causes your stress? What alleviates it? What affect is it having on your mind and body and what can you do to stop it?