Category Archives: calm

The opponent of peace of mind is not something external, but within us.


The opponent of peace of mind is not something external, but within us. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? Everyone I know is looking for peace of mind. If they have none, they want some. If they have some, they want … Continue reading

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Anger destroys our peace of mind and causes trouble. It also hampers our ability to function properly.


Anger destroys our peace of mind and causes trouble. It also hampers our ability to function properly. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? At the beginning of the quote, it talks about how anger destroys our peace of mind. I … Continue reading

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Our real guide is our own mind, our sense of reason.


Our real guide is our own mind, our sense of reason. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? This quote covers nearly all of humanity. Yes, there are some who have issues, and who cannot behave or be reasonable. But they … Continue reading

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Anybody can become angry. But to be angry… at the right time and for the right purpose is not within everybody’s power.


Anybody can become angry. But to be angry… at the right time and for the right purpose is not within everybody’s power. – Aristotle What does that mean? This is a popular quote, but shortened for twitter. The longer version is: … Continue reading

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Everybody wants a happy life and a peaceful mind, but we have to produce peace of mind through our own practice.


Everybody wants a happy life and a peaceful mind, but we have to produce peace of mind through our own practice. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? This quote starts out with a fairly straight-forward premise. We all want to be … Continue reading

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If you are depressed, you are living in the Past. If you are anxious, living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the moment.


If you are depressed, you are living in the Past. If you are anxious, living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the moment. – Lao Tzu What does that mean? This quote is a favorite of … Continue reading

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Whether we are happy or not depends on our attitude; compassion, for instance, leads to a calmer mind.


Whether we are happy or not depends on our attitude; compassion, for instance, leads to a calmer mind. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? This is a quote about the link between our attitude and our mood. It’s hard to … Continue reading

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