How to be Happy

7How to be Happy 1 -Make up your mind to be happy. Learn to find pleasure in simple things. 2- Make the best of your circumstances. No one has everything , and everyone has something of sorrow intermingled with gladness of life. The trick is to make the laughter outweigh the tears. 3 -Don’t take yourself too seriously. Don’t think that somehow you should be protected from misfortune that befalls other people. 4 -You can’t please everybody. Don’t let criticism worry you. 5 -Don’t let your neighbor set your standards. Be yourself. 6 -Do the things you enjoy doing , but stay out of debt. 7- Never borrow trouble. Imaginary things are harder to bear than real ones. 8- Since hate poisons the soul , do not cherish jealously , enmity , grudges . Avoid people who make you unhappy. 9 -Have many interests. If you can’t travel , read about new places. 10 -Don’t hold postmortems. Don’t spend your time brooding over sorrows or mistakes. Don’t be one who never gets over things. 11- Do what you can for those less fortunate than yourself. 12 -Keep busy at something . A busy person never has time to be unhappy

Meditation is nothing but the art of opening your eyes.

1393488_10152005098517264_1057265606_n The art of cleansing your eyes. the art of dropping the dust that has gathered on the mirror of your consciousness. It is natural, dust gathers. Man has been traveling and traveling for thousands of lives – dust gathers. We are all travelers, much dust has gathered – so much so that the mirror has completely disappeared. There is only dust upon dust, layers and layers of dust, and you cannot see the mirror. But the mirror is still there – it cannot be lost, because it is your very nature. If it can be lost then it will not be your nature. It is not that you have a mirror: you ARE the mirror. The traveler is the mirror – he cannot lose it, he can only forget it. At the most, forgetfulness.

The first thing is to be loving to yourself

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In that flowering you will attract some other flower. It is natural. Stones attract stones; flowers attract flowers. Then there is a relationship which has grace, which has beauty, which has a benediction in it. If you can find such a relationship, your relationship will grow into prayer; your love will become an ecstasy and through love you will know what the divine is.

Transforming Destructive Unconscious Emotions into Creative Energie

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From time to time, unconscious emotions – anger, fear, hate, jealousy, greed, lust, cowardice, etc, run our life. Or it might be more appropriate to say they ruin our life.

They are unconscious because they take possession of us often for no rational reason, or with a strength that is out of proportion to the situation that provoked them. And they eat away at our energy – in the night they become nightmares and in the day they affect all our actions.
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