Gratitude extends far and wide. It touches the heart of many. It makes us feel alive and happy. Everything shines like glitter when we are in a state of grace. Problems do not touch us. We become immune to the negativity of negative people, and can more easily understand their pain. Healthy self-confidence, putting no one down, not ourself nor others, comes naturally. It is as if the sun is always shining even when there are dark clouds. Concern for the welfare of others is front and center in our daily activities when we are in grace. All is well. The exquisite photo of HH Dalai Lama is likely from Shwag Ashram soon after escaping Tibet and being invited to stay in India.
Now that we have at least considered practicing forgiveness, practicing gratitude enhances our happiness even further. Both practices rely on mindfulness, to know when we are not practicing, and to remind ourselves what specifically to […]
Just being introduced to the concept of healthy self-confidence is helpful. Of course getting there takes time, maybe a lifetime. It is putting no one down – not myself and not others. It frees up […]