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Happiness lies in simple everyday actions

Zen monks quarters in the Kennin-ji temple area of Kyoto
Zen monks quarters in the Kennin-ji temple area of Kyoto
Zen monks quarters in the Kennin-ji temple area of Kyoto © by Simone Parisi is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0


You can find universal love in a Facebook charity group

Helping others helps you like people again — Two brooches that artist NataLija sold in a charity group to help sick children
Helping others helps you like people again — Two brooches that artist NataLija sold in a charity group to help sick children
Two fleece brooches sold in Facebook Charity group “Budi Human” | Image from NataLija — Used with the artist’s permission


But that’s how it’s supposed to be

A baby with a birthday hat is crying at the beach
A baby with a birthday hat is crying at the beach
A baby crying | Photo by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash


Convince them to go to Rome

The panorama of Rome
The panorama of Rome
Photo by Kookay on Pixabay


To write well means to push the right buttons

A circus clown with a bowler hat is telling a story
A circus clown with a bowler hat is telling a story
A circus clown telling a story | Pixabay


Real love is comfortable and without fireworks

He: “I washed them for you.” She: “You washed them for me?!”
He: “I washed them for you.” She: “You washed them for me?!”
Photo by Tisja Kljaković Art | Used with artist’s permission


Don’t look outside for the truth.

A Zen monk statue surrounded by plants
A Zen monk statue surrounded by plants
Photo by Amanda Flavell on Unsplash


Habits that work when you’re down

5 Proven Tips to Overcome a Crisis by a Yale Neuroscientist
5 Proven Tips to Overcome a Crisis by a Yale Neuroscientist
Photo by Jametlene Reskp on Unsplash


No, you shouldn’t get rid of all your defects.

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