When we learn to become authentically happy and/or content ourselves, even in the midst of reality (even if reality bites), we're often in a better space to turn that happiness outward to others -- family, friends, our community and then maybe our planet at large. Lofty, yes, but what's the alternative? Similarly, can we fight for climate change or another environmental cause without treating each other (family, friends, colleagues) with respect, kindness or even beyond--love? Perhaps, but I don't think we'll get very far.
Saturday, November 13, 2010
Real Change Begins With Yourself
Science Backs the Meditation-Happiness Factor: