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10 Habits of Unhappy People (and How to Avoid Having Them)

10 Habits of Unhappy People (and How to Avoid Having Them)

“I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.” – Martha Washington, wife of 1st U.S. President George Washington Happiness is something that we all strive to attain. As human beings we can accept […]

5 Things About Depression You Must Know

5 Things About Depression You Must Know

    There are many things about depression you must know. There are many facts and figures about depression, which may shock you. Depression can be really dangerous if not cured at an earlier stage. Depression can disturb a person both mentally and physically. In this post, we are going to tell you the things about depression you must know […]

3 Ways to Stop Overthinking Immediately

3 Ways to Stop Overthinking Immediately

The mind loves to think and it always seems to want your full focus. In fact, the mind sometimes resembles a five year old child – it wants it’s way and it never wants to sit still. Sometimes, it’s even so reckless that it makes us think and even say things we normally wouldn’t if we were in a more relaxed […]

What Is Karma and How Does It Work?

What Is Karma and How Does It Work?

What Is Karma and How Does It Work? A Buddhist Explanation The Buddha taught that because of karma, beings are bound to the ever-turning wheel of rebirth. Only when a person stops believing in the existence of a permanent and real self can he or she become free from karma. Bhikkhu Bodhi, Jan Chozen Bays, and Jeffrey Hopkins discuss what […]

10 Simple Sayings From BUDDHA That Will Change Your Life

10 Simple Sayings From BUDDHA That Will Change Your Life

Buddha Living Buddha gained a huge amount of fame during his lifetime for simply offering basic advice for everyday living. Far removed from the priests that believed they were “chosen”, Buddha was accessible to anyone who lived nearby. Peasants, government officials, and kings were all treated with the same amount of respect and advice. To him, there was no difference between […]

WHAT IS KARMA IN BUDDHISM?

WHAT IS KARMA IN BUDDHISM?

Kamma is an impersonal, natural law that operates in accordance with our actions. It is a law in itself and does not have any lawgiver. Kamma operates in its own field without the intervention of an external, independent, ruling agent. Kamma or karma can be put in the simple language of the child: do good and good will come to […]

5 BUDDHIST WAYS TO OVERCOME DEPRESSION

5 BUDDHIST WAYS TO OVERCOME DEPRESSION

1. Meditation Meditation is not easy, and if it was, it would not be able to deliver to you the peace and well-being that it does once you get the hang of it. Like all worthy endeavors, it takes practice, patience and even some had work in order to benefit from its invaluable gifts. One of the oldest practices in history, […]

8 Ways To Increase the Endorphins In Your Brain

8 Ways To Increase the Endorphins In Your Brain

  Endorphins…trigger a positive feeling in the body similar to morphine. For example, the feeling that follows a run or workout is often described as “euphoric.” That feeling…can be accompanied by a positive and energizing outlook on life. – WebMD Endorphins are classified as an “endogenous opioid neuropeptide.” In other words, these brain chemicals boost our overall mood and outlook similar to […]

10 Ways That Meditation Can Change Your Life

10 Ways That Meditation Can Change Your Life

10 BENEFITS OF MEDITATION: 1 – Meditation relieves overall stress. It can lighten the load of a busy day and relieve your physical and emotional stress through relaxation. 2 – It helps you look young by getting rid of all that stress that can add wrinkles to your face and make you ill. You feel energized and rejuvenated, lightening your load and reducing feelings […]

How Negative Thinking Can Ruin Your Life

How Negative Thinking Can Ruin Your Life

I know a woman, a full-time resident of the negative zone, who saved for years to go on her dream vacation. Once she finally got there, it rained constantly—and her vacation was ruined. Now, it’s important to understand that residing in the negative zone means that no matter what good may come your way, you will find something wrong with […]