Posts for Happiness
2010 April 20
In Buddhism, clinging (or "attachment") can refer to our tendency to ignorantly pin our hopes for happiness on specific objects, ideas, outcomes, or other people. Shane Hennesey describes how meditation practice can curb our tendency to "cling".
2010 April 12
Want to improve the global economy? Start small: examine your own habits. Why do you want what you think you want? This is an essential step on the path to well-being and satisfaction.
2010 March 29
The threads of wisdom and compassion can sew our fragmented lives into one seamless whole.
2010 March 23
Love is like a weak spot in the walls of ego--our hearts can be opened by just one moment of great compassion.
2010 March 18
The path to happiness can be found through compassionate service and generosity.
2010 March 17
To "just be" is simultaneously the most ordinary and the most precious experience in life.
2010 March 11
When you’re having an argument, pause and ask yourself which is more important: harmony and happiness, or being the “winner”?
2010 March 10
This practice comes from the Buddhist tradition, but can be easily adapted and practiced by anyone, regardless of religious affiliation.
2010 March 09
"This world does not have to be a painful place, but it’s up to each one of us to turn ourselves into a Buddha."
2010 March 01
It’s important to remember that we all share common problems and difficulties, even when we feel as though nobody can relate to our particular situation.