Happiness: A Guide to Developing Life’s Most Important Skill

Altruistic love reflects the intimate interdependence between beings, our happiness and that of others, while egocentricity creates an ever-widening gap between self and others. Happiness is a state of inner fulfillment, not the gratification of inexhaustible desires for outward things. Plaidoyer pour le bonheur L’amour altruiste reflète l’interdépendance intime entre les êtres, notre bonheur et celui d’autrui, tandis que l’égocentrisme creuse un fossé toujours plus … Continue reading Happiness: A Guide to Developing Life’s Most Important Skill

When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress

“A therapist once said to me, “If you face the choice between feeling guilt and resentment, choose the guilt every time.” It is wisdom I have passed on to many others since. If a refusal saddles you with guilt, while consent leaves resentment in its wake, opt for the guilt. Resentment is soul suicide. Negative thinking allows us to gaze unflinchingly on our own behalf … Continue reading When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress