Thich Nhat Hanh
Thursday Feb 13, 2020
The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.
Friday Jan 3, 2020
People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?
Thursday Oct 17, 2019
Awareness is like the sun. When it shines on things, they are transformed.
Tuesday Sep 24, 2019
People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.
Monday Sep 16, 2019
You need to wake up from your autopilot mode. You have to live deeply and with more awareness so that you can be attentive to each moment.
Thursday Sep 12, 2019
If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work.
Wednesday Jun 19, 2019
Life is available only in the present. That is why we should walk in such a way that every step can bring us to the here and the now.
Wednesday Dec 12, 2018
Breathing in, I calm my body.
Breathing out, I smile.
Dwelling in the present moment,
I know this is a wonderful moment.
Tuesday Oct 2, 2018
If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.
Monday Jul 30, 2018
To think in terms of either pessimism or optimism oversimplifies the truth.
The problem is to see reality as it is.
Monday Jan 29, 2018
Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.
Wednesday Mar 8, 2017
When another person makes you suffer, it is because he suffers deeply within himself, and his suffering is spilling over.
He does not need punishment;
he needs help.
Tuesday Dec 15, 2015
Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything - anger, anxiety, or possessions - we cannot be free.
Tuesday Dec 8, 2015
To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don't need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.
Thursday Dec 3, 2015
It is my conviction that there is no way to peace. Peace is the way.
Tuesday Nov 24, 2015
if your love is only a will to possess, it's not love
Friday Nov 13, 2015
If you love someone, the greatest gift you can give them is your presence.
Friday Nov 6, 2015
If you love someone but rarely make yourself available to him or her, that is not true love.
Tuesday Oct 20, 2015
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thursday Oct 8, 2015
The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present moment, we cannot be in touch with life.
Thursday Oct 1, 2015
The source of love is deep in us and we can help others realize a lot of happiness. One word, one action, one thought can reduce another person's suffering and bring that person joy.
Thursday Sep 24, 2015
You must love in such a way that the person you love feels free.