What is Happiness? Where does it come from? Theoretically speaking, if happiness comes from an object, then that object should always give us the same happiness. But in real life, we find that this is not true. What used to make us happy at one time, now gives us misery, whether it is a person or […]
Posts in category Heart to Heart
Heart to Heart Communication between the Mind and the Higher Self is well-known. Even the great sages and saints have rendered poetry of devotion to God, with entreaties of forgiveness, mercy and love, and requests for salvation and Self-Realization, perhaps for the benefit of the seekers – to teach them about the humble attitude they should when approaching God. At the same time, conversations of the mind with the mind has also been shown, in order to cajole the mind into being cooperative for meditation.
Meditation is Good for you Meditation is fixing the mind on one divine or peaceful form, name or idea. It increases focus, concentration and clarity, even in worldly matters. It helps to reduce the scattered thoughts that make the mind weak, and makes the mind more one-pointed and strong. Focussing on something pure and good […]
Don’t listen to negative criticism Don’t let anyone tell you that you are bad. It does not really matter what others think of you. What matters is what you think of yourself. Evaluate yourself. See if there is anything bad, and correct it because it is good for you, and not just to please others. […]
Tolerance means happiness for everyone Much ado is made of practicing tolerance. It is made to seem like a heavy word and very difficult to practice. It seems to indicate that one has to totally give up their own interests, rights, comforts and happiness in order to be tolerant to others. But this is not true. Tolerance […]
Association with the wise Association with the wise will help your life immensely. Even though you may feel you don’t need it right now, and even though you feel that everything is fine in life, keep associating with the Wise, keep reading, listening, and pondering over words of wisdom. Because, sooner or later, there might […]
Stick to your convictions If you believe in something, stick to it. By all means, listen to others and see if there is any good in what they say. But be confident about yourself and make your own decision. For example, if you are a doctor, and you believe in a certain treatment, and someone praises […]
Getting along is more important In a relationship or marriage, getting along is more important than proving a point, or always doing what you like. Proving your point may give your ego a boost, but not doing what pleases your companion may ruin the day, or perhaps the relationship. Be smart, and give in a […]
Take time to appreciate Take the time to appreciate your beloved. Express your love in words and deeds. If you don’t, you may lose him or her, to someone else who shows appreciation and love. When you become complacent, and think that your companion is happy and will not want anyone else’s love and caring, […]
Meditation is Life Meditation is your true nature now. You call it meditation, because there are other thoughts distracting you. When these thoughts are dispelled, you remain alone, i.e., in the state of meditation free from thoughts; and that is your real nature which you are now attempting to gain by keeping away other thoughts. […]
You are unique You are unique. No one like you. Either you can use this amazing fact to make yourself and those around you happy, by seeing the positive things in yourself and your life, Or you can make yourself and those around you miserable, by seeing the negative things in yourself and your life.