Posts Tagged ‘ Happiness ’

How Spirituality can be the secret ingredient of happiness in relationships

Jul 20th, 2011 | By

Are relationship problems the most important aspect of unhappiness, or personal unhappiness the greatest factor in relationship problems ? This is a typical example of circularity in logic that makes objective, scientific studies of happiness often meaningless, due to a huge overlap in criteria being defined for such studies. A typical such study was published

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‘Why me ?’ : Dealing with self-pity from a Buddhist perspective

Jun 26th, 2011 | By

Bad things happening to good people, and good things happening to bad people can seem at times paradoxical for those of us who believe in some sort of a natural justice system that’s inbuilt in the way our universe works. After all, it might seem that the only reason for staying moral and righteous is

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Applying baby-steps in Buddhism to unhappiness at work

May 16th, 2011 | By

Every time the economic pendulum swings to a recession and the dynamics of the labour market swings towards underemployment, uncertainty and difficult conditions to land the ‘perfect’ job follow. Job satisfaction under these situations should logically plummet downwards. And in a recent survey carried out in the USA last year (1), only 45 percent of

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