Tag "Self Improvement"

Building Positive Relationships

If it is peace you want, seek to change yourself, not other people. It is easier to protect your feet with slippers than to carpet the whole of the earth. Anthony de Mello If you browse through the ‘self improvement’ section of any bookstore, you will come across all kinds of books about developing good relationships. These books will be full of seemingly good ideas about how to ‘build’ such

The Sources of Unhappiness

In India, people catch monkeys by putting nuts and fruits in heavy jars with narrow necks. When a monkey puts its hand into the jar and takes hold of the food, the neck is so narrow that the animal can’t remove its clenched fist. Rather than let go, the monkey will allow itself to be captured. Unhappiness can manifest itself in many different ways but, at its root, is always