Peacefulness


Ugly or Beautiful?

Posted on March 28th, by Albert in Peacefulness, Stress, Truth. No Comments

To live stress-free, find the beauty in everything. In every situation, no matter how unpleasant, in every person, no matter how unattractive physically or personality-wise, and most of all in yourself, no matter what you may perceive as inadequate or undesirable. In the beauty you will find truth, and in truth you will find peace. – adapted from Wayne Dyer’s Power of Intention


Feeling Better

If you’d like to know how it is that you can be very outwardly successful as far as society is concerned, yet still feel miserable on the inside, here’s some insight. The nature of your mind (the ego part) is that it always functions as a “wanting” mechanism. It will always want some feeling that is better than the one you are feeling at this moment. This will be true even if you become a jet-set millionaire, your mind will still convince you that being a jet-set billionaire will be even better. Along the way, you continue to convince yourself that when you achieve this or that, then you will feel satisfied. However the nature of your “wanting mind” will never allow this to be so, never. After 20 years or so of achieving, every person eventually comes to a … Read More »


Thirsty?

Posted on June 28th, by Albert in Happiness, Peacefulness, Riches. No Comments

“The possession of material riches, without inner peace, is like dying of thirst while bathing in a lake.”

~ Yogananda


To Be or Not To Be

Posted on May 17th, by Albert in Accept, Compassion, Ideal Self, Peacefulness, Self-Criticism. No Comments

If you want to be free you must be able “to be”. You’ve got to learn how to give all aspects of who you are a permission to exist. This means we must stop judging ourselves. We must forgive ourselves for being human. We must forgive ourselves for being imperfect. Because when we judge ourselves, we automatically judge others. And what we do to others, we also do to ourselves. The world is a mirror of our internal selves. When we can accept ourselves, and forgive ourselves, we automatically accept and forgive others. Make peace with the sometimes contradictory aspects of your self. – from “The Dark Side of the Light Chasers” by Debbie Ford


Your Best Defense

Posted on May 3rd, by Albert in Enlightenment, Happiness, Patience, Peacefulness, Wisdom. No Comments

The most important benefit of patience consists in the way it acts as a powerful antidote to the affliction of anger — the greatest threat to our inner peace, and therefore our happiness. Indeed, we find that patience is the best means we have of defending ourselves internally from anger’s destructive effects. – The Dalai Lama from “His Essential Wisdom”