Tag Archives: altruism

Update: There are Angels among us: A true story of kindness & giving

Perspective, Happiness & Goodbye to the Dude Today’s post might it some ways seem like a sad one, but it’s not.  I’ve included the original post below, it’s a simple story of really good people, coming together to help a … Continue reading

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Happiness is Volunteering

Happiness is Volunteering The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the … Continue reading

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Happiness is simplicity

Happiness is Simplicity Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child’s eye – it is very beautiful. ~ Kailash Satyarthi So in this age of FaceBook, if your friends are like mine, you see a lot of signs … Continue reading

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The Effort of Happiness, Visualization, Altruism & Gratitude

The Effort of Happiness, Visualization, Altruism & Gratitude I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy. I woke and I saw that life is all service. I served and I saw that service is joy ~ Kahlil Gibran … Continue reading

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The Dalai Lama on Altruism

The practice of altruism is the authentic way to live as a human being, and it is not just for religious people. As human beings, our purpose is to live meaningful lives, to develop a warm heart. There is meaning … Continue reading

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The Dalai Lama on Altruism & Happiness

Foolish, selfish people are always thinking of themselves and the result is always negative. Wise persons think of others, helping them as much as they can, and the result is happiness. Love and compassion are beneficial both for you and … Continue reading

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Dalai Lama on making others happy

I feel that an individual whose actions are motivated by the wish to bring others happiness necessarily meets with less misfortune that one who does not. Sickness, old age, mishaps of one sort or another are the same for us … Continue reading

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The Internal Minefield

Of utmost importance is that you come to know what is within you, cultivate that which is good, and work to remove that which is not. Have a great day. Continue reading

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Happiness is Being Grateful

In searching around the web I found a site that provides ten steps to increasing your level of gratitude and by connection your happiness, the site references a study that shows that being grateful can increase your happiness. Take a look at the article it offers some great advice. Continue reading

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A Heart Warming Story to Kick off your Monday

Jorge Munoz has been nominated as a CNN Hero and he explains how although he is not paid for his effort he has a bank account full of smiles. A concrete example of how giving to others can help increase your own happiness in today’s world. Continue reading

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