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Buddhist Writing Prompt: Always Maintain A Joyful Mind

Always maintain a joyful mind is about not taking yourself too seriously and remembering that no matter what’s going on, you can have an optimistic approach to life. The original lojong slogan is more or less the same: Always maintain only a joyful mind. On the surface, it seems callous and simplistic to suggest that… Continue reading Buddhist Writing Prompt: Always Maintain A Joyful Mind

Dark Night of the Soul · Dharma Diary

What I Learned About Joy on the Sofa

Life is mostly an exercise in escapology and humiliation. You want to be happy. You don’t want to suffer or experience pain, but life rarely cooperates. The harder you run from the inescapable, the faster it pursues you. The monster is always one step ahead, waiting around the next bend in the road. It knows… Continue reading What I Learned About Joy on the Sofa

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Part of Fortune in 10th House

The Part of Fortune in the houses shows the areas of life experience where you can find joy. With the Part of Fortune in 10th house you achieve happiness and success through accomplishing goals and social acceptance. You’re ambitious and responsible with a tenacious determination to achieve success in material terms. You know you have… Continue reading Part of Fortune in 10th House