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4 results for 'words of wisdom'

All I Ever Needed to Know …

By melanie jean juneau, published on Feb 11, 2014

Perhaps people in power should listen as Dr. Seuss and I talk to my children.

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.

.Share and others will share with you.

More toys won’t make you happier.

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.

Always say please and thank-you.

When you are grateful and thankful for even the smallest things, you will be happy.

.Don’t take offense quickly or every insult and slight personally; sometimes... (more)

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A Mother's Words

By melanie jean juneau, published on May 20, 2013

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Live in the Now

By Ely North, published on Mar 25, 2013

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” ~Buddha

This profoundly obvious bit of ancient wisdom from the holy lips of the Buddha has evolved into a clichéd piece of popular advice in our modern society. Whenever people are preoccupied with something, we automatically instruct them to “Live in the now.” But don’t we all just naturally do this? Isn’t our default mental setting to pay attention to the present moment?

No, actually. Over several days of contemplating these words of wisdom I found that I rarely concentrate... (more)

Tags: philosophy, buddha, words of wisdom, presence, moment, live in the now

Words of Wisdom: The Golden Rule

By Ely North, published on Mar 18, 2013

“One should treat others as one would like others to treat oneself.” ~The Golden Rule.

Treat other people how you would want to be treated. Sounds like some feel-good flower-power useless hippie garbage. I mean, I would want to be treated with respect and compassion. But let’s be real – people rarely treat each other that way. So why should I go out of my way to be nice to people who don’t deserve it and wouldn’t appreciate it?

Pointless as it seemed, I made a concentrated effort to treat everyone with respect and compassion. It took little effort with family... (more)

Tags: advice, words of wisdom, the golden rule

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