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It’s not about happiness pursuit, it’s about being happy right here, right now

Guilty as charged. I often say that I am working on pursuing happiness. I am not. I am learning how to be happier. But also how to be happy right now. And this is the sole purpose of this blog. … Continue reading

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How rich do you feel now? #happiness

I woke up. I exercised. I am finally feeling better after a vicious cold. It’s a long weekend here in the UK. I am listening to an album I found on iTunes yesterday, Soviet Central Asia Music (1930-1950). I found … Continue reading

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Don’t worry, be grumpy by Ajahn Brahm #happiness #talk

I have been sceptical of Google talks before. They seemed too long. However I am glad I stuck out with this one by Ajahn Brahm (a Buddhist monk from Australia). Even despite the poo story somewhere in the second half … Continue reading

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The only way to happiness #BuddhistBootcamp

Your happiness is buried underneath your ego, desires, fears and insecurities. The only way to get to happiness is by facing and overcoming those pesky little buggers.. and it’s oh-so-worth it! – Timber Hawkeye

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Timber Hawkeye (Buddhist Bootcamp) on happiness, and his ‘tshirt slogans’

In this video Timber Hawkeye does not say anything new. He is not the greatest of speakers (no offence). But it’s how he says it – it comes from his heart and he really means it. Also when he speaks, … Continue reading

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Top 10 gifts for breast cancer patients #rak #netmums

Inspired by Timber Hawkeye’s Buddhist Boot Camp, I’ve been doing more RAKs (random acts of kindness) lately. Small things- like letting someone get on the train before you, helping ladies with prams, giving up seat for an elderly passenger. It’s … Continue reading

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The biggest secret to happiness is to stay present, live in the now

Recently I have come to realise that the biggest source of happiness is how we treat the present and whether we live in the now. I’ve seen Matt Killingsworth’s talk and it made me revisit what I read in Eckhart … Continue reading

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Buddhist Boot Camp- new book on #happiness

I got recommended this book on Linkedin, out of all places, while reading comments to an article on stress. Initially I thought it was a collection of Buddhist parables (I am still after such book) but it’s rather a collection … Continue reading

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Top 5 Blog Posts In 2014

Yes, past is past, but sometimes looking back, literally or not, helps with getting a perspective. When outside, I quite often look around, just to make sure I have registered not only what’s in front of me, but also behind. … Continue reading

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Buddhist Sexual Ethics

My latest posts were very serious, so with this one I want to lighten things up a bit. I was doing some reading on how Buddhists view romantic love (I am not a follower but occasionally get interested in specific … Continue reading

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