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 enhancer 168b: on health and honoring 2

Why do we at times find it so difficult to extend goodwill to others? And why is it so easy to launch off on a rant (whether out loud or silently) when someone rubs us the wrong way? It comes down to our expectations. Physical well-being, absence of suffering, mental-emotional good-spiritedness: these are the natural … Continue reading health enhancer 168b: on health and honoring 2