If I had £5 for every time I’ve said, “I’m so busy.” I would be so rich that I’d never need to be busy ever again!
Of course if that was a reality, no doubt I would find many other things to fill my time with, as our (my) obsession with busyness goes far beyond the need to meet the ever-rising expenses of modern living. (more…)
You move through the city cheek by jowl with your neighbours, playing by the rules, a small part of a larger sum. Cars are driven, money is spent, connections are made. You accept employment, pay taxes and social conventions are obeyed. Each morning you wake up, put on your everyman uniform and make your way through another day. (more…)
We’re not talking about heaven, God or Nirvana here, but how to build a happier society.
~Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama.