Monthly Archives: June 2012
“Often people attempt to live their lives backwards: they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want so that they will be happier. The way it actually works is the reverse.
“When we feel unhappiness or pain, it is not a sign that things have gone terribly wrong by not being able to control the circumstances. Pain and pleasure are constantly coming and going, yet we can be happy. When we