Ricard: Happiness

cirrus clouds

.
.
It is therefore always better to familiarize ourselves with and prepare ourselves for the kind of suffering we are likely to encounter, some of which will be unavoidable, such as illness, old age, and death, rather than to be caught off guard and sink into anguish.
.
.
A physical or moral pain can be intense without destroying our positive outlook on life.
.
.
Once we have acquired inner well-being, it is easier to maintain our fortitude or to recover it quickly, even when we are confronted externally by difficult circumstances.
.
.
Does such peace of mind come simply because we wish it to?
.
.
Hardly. We don’t earn our living just by wishing to.
.

2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by michellemunt on October 1, 2016 at 6:33 pm

    Sometimes you have to go through the hard times to be able to really see what is important in life. We only find out the hard way.

  2. Yes we have to endure the awkward, the uncomfortable to experience the other side.

    We must endure the bully in the playground, our worry our fear our doubt to enjoy the joyful the happy

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: