Human happiness is about living without worries; the mind that brings happiness is one that wishes for others to live better lives.
In my twenties I began searching for answers to all the bigger questions in life and searching for my “true self” through new ways. I began seeking many spiritual and self-help books, studied human development, did yoga, tried different types of natural healing, joined spiritual and religious groups, and tried various types of meditation. This helped me keep an optimistic perspective on life, but still I always felt there was something missing. My ultimate dream was to start my own “holistic healing center” where people could become healthier and find their true purpose in life. I had always thought that if people did what they were truly passionate about by being true to their self, there would be a peaceful world. I always felt this was a vital missing part of our education system. People needed to learn just how to live. People are taught so many things in school, yet they never really know how to live well. With these big aspirations there was one problem that I kept running into; I had no idea how people could really find their true self when I still felt insecure within my own self. Even as I chased all of these... View Article
I lived my life trying to fulfill my dream. And with “faith” I have achieved much. I always felt I had the responsibility to do everything myself, though. I wanted to please everyone. I wore myself out completely. I worked hard to be acknowledged, but sill I didn’t have much self-confidence and was always in despair. No one could see the world from my perspective and no one could do things “good” enough for me. I was always working towards an aim instead of living in the now. I needed changes like house, children, holiday, moving to other countries, but the void was still there and would always show again and again. With that mind I enslaved myself, and was silently suffering…. unknowingly. I believed there was something bigger and wiser than me and that would help me. I was not practicing religion much, but I would call myself a faithful catholic. That faith kept me very open-mind and always searching. After being introduced to this meditation… everything made sense. I realized how I was doing all this myself. Even though I knew I was the only one to change, I could not do it myself. (I knew that too,... View Article