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The Joy of Life
Because emotions tend to be vivid and enduring, they can be even more useful than thoughts as supports for meditation.
My father and my other teachers impressed on me that there are three basic categories of emotion: positive, negative, and neutral.
Positive emotions—such as love, compassion, friendship, and loyalty—strengthen the mind, build our confidence, and enhance our ability to assist those in need of help.
Some translations of Buddhist texts refer to such emotions, and the actions connected with them, as “virtuous”—a translation that, at least as I’ve observed among Western audiences, seems to have some sort of moral association.
In fact, there is no moral or ethical association connected with such actions and emotions.
As explained to me by a student who has some knowledge of the meanings of Western words, the word virtue, as applied to…

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People who eat avocado with lunch feel 40% less desire to snack
They also feel more satisfied for the three hours after their lunch
Eating an avocado with lunch increases calorie and carbohydrate intake at that meal but does not increase blood sugar levels

Emma Innes


Want to stop snacking? Eat half an AVOCADO at lunch to banish hunger pangs

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Once someone asked Socrates that why he hadn’t been worried anytime? “I’ve nothing to lose”. Socrates relied simply. You’ve nothing. That seems negative. That seems disappointing. But when you think that you’ve nothing to lose then its positive. That’s encouraging and amazing to feel. That’s what great Greek philosopher Socrates used to think and feel. Having nothing makes you suicide attempter. That’s why surely its hard to handle that situation and condition. At that point you can make your life happiest ever. But also that time you can risk, you can mess your life and you can destroy all the happiness. That’s why having nothing is so sensitive too. But there is no doubt that in that condition you feel like in the air. Nothing to worry about. Once I read an article by a Pakistani columnist and he wrote that if all suicide attepmters think a while before attempting…

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