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Can Metta make you likable?

I think somebody asked a similar question earlier and understand that this will likely be closed but hope not. Was wondering can practicing of Metta make you likeable? Or rather more approachable? ...
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How to apply meditation in the following difficult situations

I have been practicing vipassanā and mettā at least six months and I have embraced the teachings and practice in my everyday life. However there are certain situations in life where I find difficult ...
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Does this statement by Buddhadasa Bhikkhu conflict with traditional mettā meditation?

I'm a beginner and I'm studying (and trying to practice) both meditation on breathing and mettā meditation, and in the book Anapanasati by Buddhadasa Bhikkhu, which i'm following with some initial ...
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What is Metta-Bhavana and how does one practice it?

I can't find much information on Metta-Bhavana and I want to know: what it is. What is the purpose of this type of meditation? details concerning its practice. How does one practice this meditation?