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It is essential…

It is essential to generate a good attitude and a good heart as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short-term and the long-term for both yourself and others will come. — Insights from the Dalai Lama Advertisements

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If you shift your focus

“If you shift your focus from yourself to others, and think more about others’ well-being and welfare, it has an immediate liberating effect.” — Insight from the Dalai Lama

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The greatest gift

“If you want to awaken all of humanity, then awaken all of yourself. If you want to eliminate the suffering in the world, then eliminate all that is dark and negative in yourself. Truly, the greatest gift you have to … Continue reading

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Within that wider angle…

“The moment you think only of yourself, the focus of your whole mind narrows, and because of this narrow focus uncomfortable things can appear huge and bring you fear, discomfort, and a sense of feeling overwhelmed by misery. The moment … Continue reading

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Shifting focus…

“The moment you think only of yourself, the focus of your whole mind narrows, and because of this narrow focus uncomfortable things can appear huge and bring you fear, discomfort, and a sense of feeling overwhelmed by misery. The moment … Continue reading

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Holding onto anger, resentment and hatred…

Holding on to anger, resentment and hatred, is like holding a burning coal in your hand, wishing for the other person to suffer. Let it go…you are only hurting yourself.

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How to achieve true freedom

“Most of us tend to think about freedom as being able to say and do what we want. We think of freedom as depending on external circumstances. If we can’t do what we want, we think, this is largely due … 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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Take this body and mind as the laboratory

“Take this body and mind as the laboratory, engage in some thorough research on your own mental functioning, and examine the possibility of making some positive changes within yourself.” –Insights from the Dalai Lama

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