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We have to cultivate contentment with what we have

“We have to cultivate contentment with what we have. We really don’t need much. When you know this, the mind settles down. Cultivate generosity. Delight in giving. Learn to live lightly. In this way, we can begin to transform what … Continue reading

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We have to cultivate contentment with what we have

We have to cultivate contentment with what we have. We really don’t need much. When you know this, the mind settles down. Cultivate generosity. Delight in giving. Learn to live lightly. In this way, we can begin to transform what is negative … Continue reading

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Pleasure and happiness are not the same thing…

Pleasure and happiness are not the same thing. When we do things that give us pleasure, they inevitably lead to pain or suffering. If we eat our favorite food for example, and we keep eating it, it will make us … Continue reading

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If one’s life is simple…

“If one’s life is simple, contentment has to come. Simplicity is extremely important for happiness. Having few desires, feeling satisfied with what you have, is very vital: satisfaction with just enough food, clothing, and shelter to protect yourself from the … Continue reading

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16 Guidelines for Happiness

HUMILITY: the attitude of experiencing the world and what it contains with wonder and awe, aware of the relative importance of self and others. PATIENCE: the ability to control our reactions and retain our peace of mind in any situation, imperturbable in … Continue reading

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