"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness." ~ The Dalai Lama
Every single one of us is looking for ultimate happiness. We search for
it behind successful careers, racy cars, clothing with specific labels, being in
a relationship with someone viewed as successful, or in a fast-lane life.
And after we do this search, we discover that none of those things brings
You may still be in the middle of your search, and you may not trust me when I say
that none of those things brings lasting happiness. Have you
proven yet if any one of them has given you lasting happiness? I
urge you to consider another alternative.
When you use compassion in your daily doings, you are exercising both empathy and
love for another human being. And the biggest payoff is for YOU,
not for them. It's been shown in scientific studies that
generating compassion develops more DHEA in your own system, and the DHEA
reduces your sense of stress! How cool is that?
Showing compassion definitely makes you more happy and it makes the fellow you are
showing the compassion to happy as well. You may never have considered that this
spiritual attitude of compassion can be a benefit to you and here are some
practical ways to generate more compassion and thus, more happiness.
Won't you consider trying this out for just a few days to see if you can recognize greater happiness in your life? I think you're worth it!