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By Thomas Bien PhD, Lama Surya Das

Discover the secrets and techniques to Happiness and Well-Being

The pleasure you are feeling after listening to excellent news or reaching a target is fleeting, yet precise happiness-that is, the nice and cozy feeling of deep contentment and joy-is lasting, and it may be yours in each second. The Buddha's means of Happiness is a consultant to placing apart your anxieties concerning the destiny, regrets concerning the prior, and incessant longing to alter your lifestyles for the higher, and awakening to the enjoyment of living.

With this e-book as your advisor, you are going to establish the limitations to happiness you create on your personal lifestyles and use the eightfold course of Buddhist psychology to enhance your skill to understand the small, cheerful moments that take place each day. those workouts, meditations, and urban methods to working towards happiness and health and wellbeing are drawn from mindfulness, "no self," and different historic Buddhist insights, lots of which were confirmed potent via modern-day psychologists and researchers. With the information that happiness is a behavior you could undertake like several different, take step one down this deeply pleasing course in your life's journey.

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Read this book not necessarily to find happiness, but with a sense that happiness and peace are already present. For there’s no way to happiness: happiness is the way. 7 chapter 1 Being Happiness From joy springs all creation. By joy it is sustained. Toward joy it proceeds. And to joy it returns. —Mundaka Upanishad Are you happy? Unless we’re completely miserable at the moment, most of us would respond affirmatively. ” But often we do so automatically, without reflecting on the matter. If we consider the question more deeply, the answer isn’t so easy.

Even our noblest aspirations become just one more thing to interfere with enjoying the present moment. We have the idea that if we could only get it all together, attain some imagined state of complete wholeness and authenticity, everything would be great. Then we’d really be happy. Sometimes this idea isn’t totally conscious, but can simmer in the background, influencing what we do and say, secretly creating discontentment and anxiety. Spiritual enlightenment is, for many, the ultimate version of this concept.

A goal orientation strangles the life out of spiritual practice. It strangles our happiness. The Way We Search Prevents Us from Finding It’s good practice to count our blessings. It’s good to be in touch with what’s positive in our lives. The problem is, we can go about this practice in a forced, mechanical way, like a child doing arithmetic homework, devoid of energy and enthusiasm. When we approach this practice this way, is it any wonder that its Â�effectiveness is 29 The Buddha’s Way of Happiness limited, if it has any effect at all?

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