Health is not just about food we eat, it is also about what we think, speak, hear and see. So, we must feed good food to our mind or brain, ear and eye. In this way, our life will become wholesomely healthy and free from greed, hatred and delusion or ignorance.
It is stated that when people do something, they like to think of what they will gain from their doing. Sometimes, they must think oppositely like what they will lose, when they do that. For example, some meditators said when they meditated, they gained nothing and wasted time. However, they lost anger, anxiety, depression, insecure…
We know! we cannot control what is happening, we must control the way we react to it. This will become our power to cease anger, anxiety, depression, fear of loss and departure. And then, life will be relaxed and under our control.
It is stated that to know is the gate to happiness as knowledge can fix everything: after checking the failed ship’s engine carefully, an old mechanic gently tapped something. Instantly, the engine lurched into life. The engine was fixed! A week later, the ship’s owner received a bill from the old man. “What, a thousand…
It is stated that wholesome things will happen to our life when we distance ourselves from negativity. It is true as negativity will give us trouble at the present and the future, near or far. Therefore, be positive; thinking, speaking and acting.
It is stated that Buddhadasa Bhikkhu taught: if a man argues with a dog, then, there will be two dogs. Similarly, if a man argues with a fool, then, there will be two foolish men. It’s true, as wisdom or foolishness will be shown by people’s action. More than that, the action produces its consequence….
It is stated that positivity (optimism) is the starting point of happiness. However, positive thought is not enough, we must have positive speech and action too. And, positivity should be implanted in our mind, speech and action; let it grow within ourselves and spread to others.