March 1, 2018

The key to happiness is detachment or non attachment

Image result for happinessThe basic cause of suffering isn’t that bad things happen. Bad things will always happen. People will always fall out of love, or leave — in one way or another.

Our pain and hurt comes not from change, but from our attachment.

We expect things to be a certain way, and we’re crushed when it doesn’t happen.

When reality doesn’t match up to the image, friction happens and pain occurs.

The solution isn’t to cling more desperately to someone — or the idea of them and your relationship. Your salvation isn’t in coupling up with “the one” who promises to never leave you.

The solution is to accept that everything in life changes.

Non-attachment is happiness

It’s setting up reasonable expectations.

When you live without attachment, you live with honesty. You allow things to flow their natural course, accept that which you cannot control — which is everything outside your own mindset — and instead curate your wellbeing through your state of mind (one of lightness.)

Read more at https://medium.com/@krisgage/happiness-is-about-being-non-attached-216a90a00ee5

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