Next time I’m about to complain about X, I’ll remember Sabi Bibi.

Via on Aug 5, 2011

Got First World Problems?

About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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2 Responses to “Next time I’m about to complain about X, I’ll remember Sabi Bibi.”

  1. elephantjournal says:

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    Kyle Ruby I'm not sure what the intention was here, but I interpreted it as a promotion of relativism. Just because things could be worse doesn't mean we should settle. It could always be worse.

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    elephantjournal.com Kyle, it's simple: the point isn't that our problems aren't real, but rather that others have it far worse and while we're complaining about the coffee tasting bad or our car breaking down or being too busy or missing yoga…90 year olds are digging new homes in the mud with their bare hands. ~ W.

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