"In what kind of world do you live?" Ask this question to two people living in the same area and you will most likely get two very contrasting answers. And, both of these answers are correct. We create our worldview based on how we interpret that which is in front of us, as well as that which is in our own imagination. And, as Andy Baggott, author of Blissology, explains, we can use these tools to create our own happiness in life.
Here is a simple Taoist meditation technique that, with
practice, will enable you to find balance and the power to
deal with any kind of situation. It only takes about thirty
seconds to do and you can apply it anytime, anywhere—
even while driving. Nothing feels better than when you are
in the zone. You feel calm and in control, alert, and ready
to deal with any situation. In Taoist...
In more traditional cultures, the "wise one" is a central figure, advising all who seek answers. Today, this diverse role has been spread across a team of specialists: lawyers, doctors, public officials. This may not be the best model, however; Dr. Stewart Bitkoff, author of A Commuter's Guide to Enlightenment, explains how we can recapture our independence and spirituality by becoming our own wise one.