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We often overlook absence of something undesirable, our minds focusing on the next thing, next goal, forgetting that absence of something undesirable has been our goal in the first place and is hence an important part of our happiness. Take … Continue reading
It’s all rather simple and only took me 2 decades: Start by looking for happiness outside of yourself – change circumstances (location, job, etc) and people around you. Realise happiness is within, work on self-discovery, inner work, shadow work, inner … Continue reading
Happiness is not something to aspire for. Or rather, you will aspire for it but discover it’s something else altogether. Happiness is painfully shedding everything that does not let you see That you are already happy. That you don’t need … Continue reading
Ask friends and family too. You will learn something new. A friend said she’d get on the first flight to Hawaii. Another friend would finally try psychedelics. My son would fly to Japan. I’d hug everyone I love, eat something … Continue reading
Resilience in Buddhism, a different perspective to find happiness, joy and peace #burnout #unemployment #anxiety
When you find yourself in a predicament, see it from a different point of view. “Happiness is sorrow, sorrow is happiness. There is happiness in difficulty, difficulty in happiness”. If it’s so bad it’s impossible, know it too shall pass, … Continue reading
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Have you seen this adorable film about Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu’s friendship? It’s like watching two spiritual grandpas, good friends, finally meet 🤩 If like me you have no idea what to watch during holiday break, this one might … Continue reading
On my To Be List are: Joy, Peace/ Calm, Love, Purpose, No anger, No thoughts, No self, No craving. The latter 4 can be replaced with one word – Empty.