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A Unified Theory of Happiness: An East-Meets-West Approach by Andrea Pollard

By Andrea Pollard

The Western international teaches us that happiness comes from achievement-from environment pursuits and actively pursuing them. japanese knowledge teaches us that hand over is the foremost, that we needs to allow pass that allows you to event the good circulate of being that's in basic terms on hand within the current second. How will we take the easiest knowledge from either one of those techniques, and honor what Dr. Andrea Polard calls "the wings of happiness" that permit us to really soar?
Discover Dr. Polard's groundbreaking synthesis of Western pondering and japanese philosophy with A Unified concept of Happiness, a hot and custom-made advisor for the transformation of awareness that enables own overall healthiness and achievement to flourish. whereas our lives are packed with ups and downs, Dr. Polard teaches us that we don't need to enable those ups and downs keep an eye on our adventure of lifestyles. A Unified conception of Happiness teaches you the talents to settle on and settle for happiness by means of illuminating:

•How to navigate the lively "Basic Mode" and the non-active "Supreme Mode" of awareness to answer life's complexities with flexibility
•Tools to construct ambition, competence, self belief, and connection-essential features of reconciling with life's fragility and construction an interesting, actual self
•Paths to receptivity, tranquility, reliance, and lightheartedness-keys to getting access to your average reference to the full of being, and figuring out your non-dual self
•The idea of Elastic Consciousness-a balanced position in ideal accord with an authentically lived life
"Happiness," says Dr. Polard, "is a fancy course that turns into effortless merely as we stroll it." ultimately, here's a paintings that offers a finished figuring out of happiness that honors the total spectrum of life's choices whereas broadening your adventure of its inherent pleasure.

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As he day by day crushes out human weakness, masters opposing elements within him, and day by day re-creates a new self from the sin and folly of his past—then he is a king. He is a king ruling with wisdom over himself. Alexander conquered the whole world— except Alexander. Emperor of the earth, he was the servile slave of his own passions. We look with envy upon the possessions of others and wish they were our own. Sometimes we feel this in a vague, dreamy way with no thought of real attainment.

We know the laws of health, yet we ignore them or defy them every day. We know what the proper food for us to eat is, yet we gratify our appetites and trust to our cleverness to square the account with Nature somehow. We know that success is a matter of simple, clearly defined laws, of the development of mental essentials, of tireless energy and concentration, of constant payment of price—we know all this, and yet we do not live up to our knowledge. We constantly eclipse ourselves by ourselves, and then we blame Fate.

Then it is no wonder the boy turned out wrong. "Doing his duty by his son" too often implies merely food, lodging, clothes and education supplied by the father. Why, a public institution would give that! What the boy needed most was deep draughts of love; he needed to live in an ionosphere of sweet sympathy, counsel and trust. The parent should ever be an unfailing refuge, a constant resource and inspiration, not a mere larder, or hotel, or wardrobe, or school that furnishes these necessities free.

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