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Is happiness located in the future?

Many times we hold the belief that happiness is located in the future. I will be happy when I became a doctor, when I obtain that object, when I do that thing, when I achieve that result, when I reach enlightenment… in the future. Our goal oriented society again, influence us to facilitate that kind of thoughts and beliefs.
- by Diego Palma -
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What is your motivation behind your choice?

Make choices motivated purely by our desire to contribute to life rather than out of fear, guilt, shame, duty, or obligation. Anything you give that isn’t for totally self fulfilling reasons, the other person will pay for.
- by Diego Palma -
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Are you responsible for your feelings and actions?

We grow up in a society that is used to deny the responsibility of our actions. “You make me feel this way” is an example of a complete denial of responsibility.
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Misunderstandings

So often we make something huge out of a simple problem, and blow it out of all proportion. Our problems, all come from nothing; they are all based on a misunderstanding that does not even exist.
- by Sogyal Rinpoche
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The truth needs no defense

If you wish to see the truth, then hold no opinions for or against anything. To set up what you like against what you dislike is the disease of the mind. Every ego confuses opinions and viewpoints with facts. Every ego is a master of selective perspective and distorted interpretation.
- by Eckhart Tolle -
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