Tag: Happiness

6 Signs You May be a Spiritual Gangster

"Fate whispers to the warrior, 'you can't withstand the storm.' The warrior whispers back, 'I am the storm.' " ~ Robert Sullivan You've probably seen...

Surrendering to the Law of Reversed Effort

"The desire for more positive experience is itself a negative experience. And, paradoxically, the acceptance of one’s negative experience is itself a positive experience."...

3 Key Points on Good Relationships and their Benefits

"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage." ~ Lao Tzu What makes your life happy and meaningful?...

A Stoic Perspective: Meditating on the Ephemeral

"Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts." ~ Plotinus There are moments in life that put things into perspective; like climbing a...

Why Your Life is Not a Journey ~ Alan Watts

"When we get to looking at everything in terms of survival and profit as we do, then, the shapes of scratches on the floor...

Understanding the Importance of Sadness

“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.” ~ Dr. Seuss Sadness, often the emotion most shirked and wriggled away from, has amazing powers....

5 Ways to Nurture Happiness Within

"It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere." ~ Agnes Repplier Happiness means something different to...

What Jealousy is Really Trying to Tell Us

"Comparison will strip you of power of grace and influence. Each person is unique. How then can you possibly compare unique to unique? You...

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A Look at the Powerful Practice of Walking Meditation

 “The mind can go in a thousand directions, but...

Why do We Fear Death?

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7 Signs Your Chakras are Out of Balance

“Meditation is nothing but withdrawing all the barriers; thoughts,...

7 Pitfalls on the Path to Enlightenment

Ah, enlightenment… So motivating. So inspiring. So misunderstood. Exasperatingly...

Why We Keep Making Decisions We Know Are Bad For Us

"Forgive yourself for not being at peace. The moment...

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7 Buddhist Koans and Their Meanings

Buddhist koans also called Zen Koans are a guiding light in the darkness of life. They have been used for centuries by Zen teachers...