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Why worry?

If you can do something about it – why worry? If you can’t do anything about it – why worry?   Advertisements

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Did I do something today to contribute to another’s happiness?

I heard a question some time back and found it so lovely, so simple, yet so profound.  “Did I do something today to contribute to another’s happiness?” If we make a practice of asking ourselves that question every night, it will give our minds a worthy challenge, knowing an answer … Continue reading

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Empathy

Empathy…is an essential human trait. When we see someone in pain, even a stranger on the street  or a victim of natural disaster we see on television or hear about on the radio, we have an instinctive response to his … Continue reading

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Did I do something today to contribute to another’s happiness?

I heard the most wonderful question the other day which I intend to ask myself each night: “Did I do something today to contribute to another’s happiness?” Simple…yet…so profound… Something to contemplate, and something to give my mind to ‘do’ … 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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Do I prefer to grow up…

“Do I prefer to grow up and relate to life directly, or do I choose to live and die in fear?” — Pema Chodron, “Comfortable with Uncertainty”

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