Have you noticed how easy it is for you to swing from feeling reasonably happy and positive to feeling unhappy, angry, fearful, annoyed or discontented? All it requires is for you to hear or read or see something that has been known to ‘push your buttons‘ and almost instantly, your mood shifts.
Even though you might [...]
I have noticed that, despite my powers of reasoning, I find myself waiting for something or someone to inject a little happiness in the moments that fill my day! I don’t do it consciously but when I do take a moment away from the things and activities that occupy my time, when I sit away [...]
May all be well
May all be safe
May all be happy
The Buddhist (Mahayana) tradition has a beautiful meditation known as ‘Metta’ meditation or Loving Kindness meditation. It is one that I have often guided people in. It is reportedly the Dalai Lama’s favorite meditation.
In this meditation, we put people into three categories – friends, enemies [...]
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Happiness is the reward we get for living the highest right we know
I remember reading Jonathan Livingstone Seagull in my early teens, a little book with a big idea. The pictures of a seagull soaring high in the sky still remain with me. In that little book – it [...]
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I think everybody should get rich and be famous and do everything he ever dreamed of so he can see that it’s not the answer to happiness.
Are you perhaps thinking “Well, it’s all very well for him to say that! Does he know what it’s like to be poor and [...]