wellness support 317: humility

...don't give up on attaining freedom, achieving humility, serving others, obeying God.Marcus Aurelius, Meditations 7.67 Hays translation Humility. Isn't there a dark side to it that we should recognize? It's ordinarily thought of as a virtue, but given how good we humans are at twisting the truth and hiding vice under playing nice let's practice … Continue reading wellness support 317: humility

happiness promoter 570: Lies

We sometimes have learned to tell lies in order to preserve or enhance some structure, some position in the social fabric. After some time it becomes normalized. Like a fish swimming in polluted water so long that doesn’t notice anything amiss. It’s not right, but there’s no other frame of reference to raise any mental … Continue reading happiness promoter 570: Lies

health supporter 491

Our ability to decrease suffering and increase happiness in our lives is directly proportional to, among other things, our sharpness of discernment. Our sharpness of discernment is proportional to, among other things, the degree to which we speak truth. When we ignorantly speak untruth, in our deepest conscience know we are doing wrong. Knowing we … Continue reading health supporter 491