Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.
Lao Tzu

A 3-Step Guide to Practical Contentment

A 3-Step Guide to Practical Contentment

Jun 22, 2013-- "We start out in life thinking that we're awesome. We can dance in public as 5-year-olds and not care what others think of us. By the time we're adults, that's driven out of us." We doubt, judge, and criticize ourselves as we strive for happiness. In this article, Leo Babauta discusses how to reclaim contentment and why it can be a better thing to strive for than happiness. In this piece the author of Zen Habits discusses the role of self-trust in attaining contentment, and offers up three helpful practices. (30972 reads)


Read Full Story
What's your reaction? inspiring fascinating courageous hopeful
Take ActionToday, experiment with switching your focus from pursuing happiness to finding contentment. How does your new mindset affect how you respond to the events of the day?



Quote Bulletin


Real generosity toward the future lies in giving your all to the present.
Albert Camus

Search by keyword: Happiness, Wisdom, Work, Science, Technology, Meditation, Joy, Love, Success, Education, Relationships, Life
Contribute To      
Upcoming Stories      

Subscribe to DailyGood

We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 244,583 by entering your email below.

  • Email:
Subscribe Unsubscribe?


Trending DailyGoods Sep 26: One Teacher's Brilliant response to Columbine (9,794 reads) Sep 9: To Keep Company With Oneself (5,921 reads) Sep 3: The Politics of the Brokenhearted (4,345 reads) Sep 18: Betty Peck's Magic Mirror (3,924 reads) Sep 21: The Psychology of Self-Righteousness (8,820 reads)

More ...