Humility is an important ingredient to a healthy and happy life. Humility at core recognizes that there are 7 nearly 8 billion people and countless animals who also feel they are number one. This breaks our narcissistic habit of selfishness. Unfortunately there is a tendency in the modern world to interpret this at “I am no good.” This is not humility, rather putting oneself down. So humility is finding the balance, putting no one down; no myself nor others. Compassion is the key. The more we focus on concern for others, the more we feel whole and fulfilled. This buffers the tendency to put our self down. Having concern for others also buffers the tendency to put others down. So we’ve found another win-win situation. Go for it!
We are on an Easter egg treasure hunt searching for treasures. The treasures are not painted Easter eggs. Rather they are our destructive negative emotions, often lurking just under the surface. You might think, “these […]
It all starts at home. That is why practicing forgiveness, gratitude, and reducing our negativities is so important. The more we clean up our own act, the more we are able to help others. Purity […]
Living a life of humility, simplicity, and helping others is meaningful. It brings joy along with deeper satisfaction and contentment. These qualities are often lacking in today’s environment. Being humble counters the tendency not only […]