Quotes from “The Happiness Handbook” by Ruth Clydesdale

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b7948624605has quoted4 years ago
Choosing what to think rather than being the passive plaything of endless trains of thought is a key to real happiness
Fifa Bou
Fifa Bouhas quoted5 months ago
The reasoning from the divine level expresses a profound belief that we ourselves are divine in nature, and that the true self (the soul) is in exile here in the material world
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Fifa Bouhas quoted5 months ago
The teachings point out that if the planets – which the ancient philosophers believed to be divine beings – rise and fall, how can we expect to avoid doing the same?
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Fifa Bouhas quoted5 months ago
a storm batters us from without, but peace can be found within
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Fifa Bouhas quoted5 months ago
The healthy body is a useful tool, and the wise prefer not to be enslaved to the desires and needs of the body. After all, happiness lies in freedom
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Fifa Bouhas quoted5 months ago
According to the ancient wisdom, health is not an end in itself. After all, health itself has no value unless you put it to some use
BMatt Manyonga
BMatt Manyongahas quoted10 months ago
Ficino worked all the harder to find a stable and reliable source of joy and fulfilment
Paulina Banaitytė
Paulina Banaitytėhas quotedlast year
every person is a tiny universe, a microcosm of the macrocosm
Paulina Banaitytė
Paulina Banaitytėhas quotedlast year
health itself has no value unless you put it to some use
Paulina Banaitytė
Paulina Banaitytėhas quotedlast year
happiness lies in freedom.
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The overall rule is to see, hear, smell and think about pleasing things as much as possible, and avoid what displeases you.
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the healthy person will be better able to think clearly, be creative and relate to others in the most positive way
Оксана Глагольева
Оксана Глагольеваhas quoted3 years ago
life is all about harmony and balance
Оксана Глагольева
Оксана Глагольеваhas quoted3 years ago
you need to feel interested in whatever activity you undertake (Mercury), understand it (Apollo) and enjoy it (Venus).
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b7948624605has quoted4 years ago
need to develop a holistic way of life that cares for body, soul and spirit, and that enables us to deal from a calm centre with the variety of pressures we face in our daily lives.
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b7948624605has quoted4 years ago
Put simply, it's clear enough that you need to feel interested in whatever activity you undertake (Mercury), understand it (Apollo) and enjoy it (Venus).
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b3627314434has quoted5 years ago
There are moments in life when everything changes. Reading a simple phrase did it for me: 'Be happy now
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