By Robyn Griggs Lawrence February/March 2011 4. Cultivate Cleanliness. Wabi-Sabi: Finding the Beauty and Peace in Ordinary Things
The four sublime mental states are qualities of mind that we cultivate in order to alleviate the suffering we experience in everyday life and to feel more connected to others—and the worries and fears we all share. In the language of the Buddha (Pali), they are called the brahma viharas , which means "the dwelling place of awakened beings." The good news for us unawakened beings is that it's easy to begin cultivating the brahma viharas . Indeed, they are an integral part of other religious, spiritual, and humanistic traditions. I present them here with a distinctly Buddhist "flavor." Metta .
First, let me explain…..My grandma sent these to me, and thought they were too good, not to share!! Some of the tips you may already know or have thought of, but some of them are original! Have Fun Learning Some New Things with these Really Random Tips !! Expanding Frosting When you buy a container of cake frosting from the store, whip it with your mixer for a few minutes.
The Way is to benefit others and not to injure. The Way is to act but not to compete. It does not show greatness and is therefore truly great. Be still like a mountain and flow like a great river Tao "the way", "the path". it is often represented by water because water always seeks the path of least resistance, yet is strong enough to demolish even stone when no other recourse is available. everything below flows from this.
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Let's Be Self-Sufficient: Budgeting
Several years ago, I had a lovely long-term consulting assignment which kept me both busy and solvent. One morning I woke up and realized that it was coming to an end and I had nothing lined up. After a few moments of panic, I decided to get serious about creating my next income source. I didn’t have a great deal of time to devote to this, so I gave myself the challenge of finding a way to earn $100—an easily accomplished goal.
1. It’s better to sing off key than not to sing at all. 2. Promptness shows respect. 3. You can’t avoid offending people from time to time.
rules to live by Courtesy of Bob Parsons 1. Get and stay out of your comfort zone.
No matter your salary , you can always take steps to improve your life and health. You don’t have to be a health care professional to learn how to live healthy. If you want to improve your life, creating a better situation for yourself, you can do so. There are plenty of resources available for you. Here are 51 healthy living cheat sheets that can help you improve your life: One of the best things you can do to enhance your life is to get proper exercise.
Old Farmer Advice
"May You Live Everyday Of Your Life My dear, If I could wish upon you one thing it would be this: May you not dwell in the past. Whatever the past was, it’s gone.
When I think of my younger, thinner, stupider self, I think, “Holy crap. If I knew then what I know now…” Well, here are some of the things I wish I knew then. 1 out of 4 people that you meet won’t like you. That’s really OK.
New 50 Little Things You Can Do to Empower Other People - Stephen's Li... Sometimes, during tough times, we forget that the little things count. 50 Little Things You Can Do to Empower Other People 1. Give out compliments that you mean. 2. Speak and act with honesty. 3. Listen to others. 4.
Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to make drastic changes in order to notice an improvement in the quality of your life. At the same time, you don’t need to wait a long time in order to see the measurable results that come from taking positive action. All you have to do is take small steps, and take them consistently, for a period of 100 days. Below you’ll find 60 small ways to improve all areas of your life in the next 100 days. Home 1.