Achieving Happiness

Achieving Happiness
I was talking with a friend yesterday, who has been studying with Gurus to find happiness. I explained to him, as I have on my website www.pauldavidwalker.com and in my book, that connection with the Life Force, which is always available, is a natural state of being. All you need do is slow down your thoughts and you will glimpse the beauty and joy of this force, which will flash from the stillness between your thoughts. Let go of your thoughts and you will feel a deep connection that is beyond words, and, at least, your suffering will be dramatically reduced. To my surprise, he said, “I think that is what my Guru has been trying to tell me, but somehow your western way of explaining it makes more sense.”

 

 


Seven Simple Steps


Achieving happiness and wisdom is so simple, almost too simple to believe. Here are the steps:


1. Realize that your thoughts are only an approximation of reality, not reality itself
2. Learn to observe and be amused with your thoughts … don’t take them seriously
3. Don’t take other people’s thoughts seriously … they are doing the best they know how
4. Slow your thoughts down to leave space for the “Life Force” to enter your consciousness
5. Practice letting go of, not repressing, your thoughts
6. Remember experiences in your life that were full of joy, and write them down
7. Immerse yourself in Nature … the trees and Oceans are not stressed

Try it, you will like it

As you follow the above steps you will start to feel happy; it is that simple. Don’t believe me, practice this for a week and see how you feel. If you feel better, come and join us for three days of practice and support in the beautiful natural setting of Cambria, CA, April 11-13, 2008. The feeling of joy grows with practice. Register Here

 
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