Today we’re upset about X, Y, & Z. Here’s the solution.

Via on Apr 10, 2012

DRAMA!

Get over yourself. Get over myself. Let’s get over ourselves.

How? Get outside. Connect with God/Mother Nature/Meditation/Prayer. Or, as Calvin & Hobbes put it…

PS: Problem seeing the stars?

Bonus, via Sakyong Mipham:

The daily unending not-quite-silent internal monologue of our egos: “What about me?”
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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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13 Responses to “Today we’re upset about X, Y, & Z. Here’s the solution.”

  1. Steve S. says:

    Love Calvin and Hobbes.
    Thanks for the reminder.

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    Love it!

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  4. Robert Piper Robert_Piper says:

    Calvin and Hobbes, should be required reading for all public schools.

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  9. Sue says:

    Thank you. For the Sakyong video. My thoughts were eh, I heard it before a year and a half ago but then said to my self hey, you've been trying to do a lot of this work just see what happens if you listen to it again…A-ha!!! Eureka and Voila!!! I really didn't get it then because I was so mired in victim hood…I am happy as a pig in sammadhi that I finally got that one now!!!
    Bless

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