Secrets of Happiness: How to Find Happiness in Life

Secrets of Happiness: How to Find Happiness in Life

The world is intrinsically dual in the nature.  Whatever religion you follow, your theologies talk about God as well as Devils. The nights are long, but there are also long days as well. Rain is not permanent, it will stop raining and soon there will be shine. You are also in the same situation, you might be sad at the moment, however, soon, something will occur and you will become happy. What is Happiness Exactly? Happiness is not something that you can see or touch, happiness is a mental state,…

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Success and Happiness: You Are Successful, Are You Happy?

Success and Happiness: You Are Successful, Are You Happy?

What do you think life is all about? What is the main objective of life? What is the ultimate aim of human life? You get married, make love, have kids. You make money, you purchase house and car, you travel; you listen to music, read books, watch films; you help other individuals, you explore God. Whatever you are doing, you are looking only for happiness. Maybe Not! You are an entrepreneur and you want to drive sales, make profits. You are a writer and you have a desire to become…

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Why You Feel Pain or Pleasure: The Buddhist Philosophy of Cause and Effect

Why You Feel Pain or Pleasure: The Buddhist Philosophy of Cause and Effect

Have you ever wondered, why you feel pain, why you feel pleasure; why you don’t want to feel pain, and why you want to feel pleasure? Does this surprise to you when the same thing/incident makes someone happy and someone sad? Do you ever think why pain or pleasure arise, happiness and sadness arise? You can feel and see the effect of pain and pleasure, happiness and sadness, but do you know what causes pain and pleasure to occur, happiness and sadness to occur. In this world, nothing exists without…

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The Buddhist Philosophy of Awareness: How to Become Aware

The Buddhist Philosophy of Awareness: How to Become Aware

Even though the Buddhist theologies explain about numerous Buddhas, only Gautama Buddha is the historical Buddha. Gautama Buddha, who was named Siddhartha Gautama, was born as a prince in a small town called Lumbini, in Nepal, about 26 hundred years ago. The Gautama Buddha is the founder of Buddhism. Buddhism is not just a religion, it is also a philosophy as well as a way of life. The Buddhist Philosophy of Awareness The main thesis of Buddhism is the awareness of a person. The Buddha emphasized that until a person…

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An Overview of Tao and Taoism

An Overview of Tao and Taoism

China is not only a great ancient civilization, but also a country of interesting cultures and faiths. There are numerous philosophical and religious that originated in China. Tao is one of the religious belief and philosophical idea very native to China. Tao and Taoism can be defined in many ways. Tao can simply be understood as the Way or Path, and Taoism means the Universal Way or the Path. Tao, which literally means the Way or the Path, in its subtlety, explores simple truth. Taoism is the philosophical and practical…

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Why it is Okay to Fail?

Why it is Okay to Fail?

Before Bloomsbury Children Books published Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first Harry Potter book, a dozen publishers had already rejected it. They said the title was long, book was long, story was dark and it was not a traditional children book. The failures made the author J. K. Rowling utterly disappointed; however, she did not give up. She failed many times, but she kept on trying. If you think it is not okay to fail, you will never succeed. To become a successful man/woman in life, you have…

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50 Reasons Why You Should Love Yourself

50 Reasons Why You Should Love Yourself

Many people believe that there is a difference between self-love and narcissism. However, dictionary defines self-love as narcissism, and vice versa. In psychology, narcissism is a character disorder. Because of the myth associated with Narcissus, narcissism (self-love) is thought to be disapproving. However, psychologist and social thinker, Eric Fromm has argued that self-love is different from narcissism. Loving yourself, sometimes also called self-love, is associated with self-esteem, to have confidence in yourself, to respect your persona, and to be in love with your existence. You might have given gifts to…

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