One day a farmer’s donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally he decided the animal was old, and the well needed to be covered up anyway; it just wasn’t worth it to retrieve the donkey.
He invited all his . . . → Read More: When The Tough Gets Going
I am capable of much better results than I am currently generating.
Society makes us believe that happiness is everything we should feel. Does it mean that we have to feel it 100% of the time. Hmmmm I wonder what that would feel like. I am sure unbelievable.
But won’t I feel happy when I loose all my weight and look perfect? No as much as the . . . → Read More: Why Are We Always Searching For Happiness
It is well documented that winter is the hardest time for people with depression. There is less sunshine, rains more, its cold and the list goes on.
I am planning to build a list as big as I can with as many suggestions of how people beat the winter blues. So keep . . . → Read More: Beating The Winter Blues
On Monday, Grace was having a rough day because she was tired from Em’s 3rd birthday and the heat. But she went to kinder and managed there and we did have a challenging afternoon as she was managing her feelings.
However before she went to bed, I looked her in the eye and said to . . . → Read More: Words That Can Make A Difference To Our Children
You must build your basic mental attitude in a healthy way, like in the case of a healthy body. If the immune system is strongm then some virus or germs can’t disturb you much. So similarly, your mental attitude has to be calm, then if some disturbance comes, even if some negative emotions come, they . . . → Read More: Insight From the Dalai Lama
I saw this picture in a support group for autistic children but thought that all parents should think about when we are talking to our children.
It really touched me!
This insight is so very true for all parents
“Children always look to their parents. Parents should be more calm. You can teach children that you face a lot of problems, but you must react to those problems with a calm mind and reason.”
Lately I have been pondering the very same thoughts. We have . . . → Read More: Tip For Parenting!
I suggest we encourage meetings among scholars from different religious backgrounds to discuss differences and similarities in their traditions, in order to promte empathy and to improve our knowledge about one another.
When I went to the teaching when the Dalai Lama was in Melbourne in 2011, he spoke quite a bit on . . . → Read More: Insight 2 From Dalai Lama
I never look at human beings as the president or king or prime minister or beggar. In my eyes all are the same. So whatever I meet those people I say, “Look at them, they are just other human beings…………………our brothers and sisters”. So this also creates more peace in my mind.
Its amazing . . . → Read More: Insight 1 from the Dalai Lama