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Posts tagged ‘kindness’

kiss the joy as it flies

He who binds to himself a joy,
Doth the winged life destroy,
But he who kisses the joy as it flies
Lives in eternity’s sunrise.

William Blake

a skilful way

Loving-kindness is a skilful way of enduring what we would not normally endure.

Ajahn Sumedho

“Others before self”

Being happy is about self feeling good.
Meaning is derived from contributing to others in a bigger way.

And a life of meaning seems to be healthier than a “happy” one.

makes ice melt

As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.

Albert Schweitzer

why celibacy [1]

The difference between “i want you” and “i want you to be happy”.

tmx

what is wisdom

What is wisdom? Science says it is: Cognition, reflection, and compassion.

the genomic fingerprint of happiness

Human bodies recognize at the molecular level that not all happiness is created equal … The sense of well-being derived from “a noble purpose” may provide cellular health benefits, whereas “simple self-gratification” may have negative effects, despite an overall perceived sense of happiness, researchers found.