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“Most of our troubles are due to our passionate desire for and attachment to things that we misapprehend as enduring entities.” ~Dalai Lama Editor’s note : This is a guest post from Lori Deschene of Tiny Buddha . If there’s one thing we all have in common it’s that we want to feel happy; and on the other side of that coin, we want to avoid hurting. Yet we consistently put ourselves in situations that set us up for pain.
How to Live on 24 Hours a Day (1910), written by Arnold Bennett , is part of a larger work entitled How to Live . In this volume, he offers practical advice on how one might live (as opposed to just existing ) within the confines of 24 hours a day. [ edit ] Philosophy In the book, Bennett addressed the large and growing number of white-collar workers that had accumulated since the advent of the Industrial Revolution . In his view, these workers put in eight hours a day, 40 hours a week, at jobs they did not enjoy, and at worst hated.
Can a mop and a dust cloth bring happiness and luck? Back in August, I picked up a book written by Mr. Mitsuhiro Masuda (in Japanese) who advocates the power of cleaning and decluttering.
by Scott Hughes Most people aren't Warriors, and I'm fine with it. Most people do things that don't make sense, and I'm fine with it. I've learned to accept the non-sense that fills this world. (Part of being a Warrior is accepting that most other people are not Warriors, and accepting them.)
“Happiness is a habit – cultivate it.” ~ Elbert Hubbard Happiness is one aspiration all people share. No one wants to be sad and depressed. We’ve all seen people who are always happy – even amidst agonizing life trials. I’m not saying happy people don’t feel grief, sorrow or sadness; they just don’t let it overtake their life. The following are 21 things happy people make a habit of doing:
Leaving your comfort zone means doing something you’re normally not comfortable with, with the intention of beating the status quo and conquering your fears. Successful people know the importance of pushing your boundaries and trying new things. You can’t get different results without doing something different, and doing the same thing over and over again wont help.
They say life is what we make of it. By the end of this post, I hope to have helped you decide whether that statement is true or not. There is no doubt that life has its ups and downs. However, how we deal with them can sometimes make all the difference. Today I want to share eight harsh truths that I've come to learn from life. There's also a message in each that I think we can all learn from, and when applied, will improve our lives infinitely.
Every Wednesday is Tip Day. This Wednesday: Six tips for forcing yourself to tackle a dreaded task. It’s a Secret of Adulthood : Happiness doesn’t always make me feel happy .