Tag: Happiness

Do You Know Who I Am?

Do You Know Who I Am? I am not interested in where you have been or what you have done. I care not who you are, but I care deeply how you are. If you are happy – truly happy – then so am…

Searching for Happiness

Searching for Happiness It is probably fair to say that most people want to be happy. Indeed, the 1776 US Declaration of Independence refers to happiness as an ‘unalienable right’. However, given the rising prevalence of mental illness, and given the amount of general…

Loving-kindness and Compassion

Loving-kindness and Compassion Within Buddhism, loving-kindness (Sanskrit: maitri) is defined as the wish for all beings to have happiness and its causes. Compassion (Sanskrit: karuna) is defined as the wish for all beings to be free from suffering and its causes. Loving-kindness and compassion…

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