One Way to Find Peace

Protect yourself from your own thoughts.

– Rumi


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In case you missed this on Freshly Pressed…hilarious ways to stop jerks in their tracks…

Let’s tackle an issue everyone has to deal with sometime: Jerks.

Whether it’s the guy at work who lords his higher spot on the totem pole over everyone else, or the girl who gossips loudly about other people, or perhaps the meat-head who makes fun of a shy person with a lisp. Assholes are out there. And they always will be.

It’s best to be prepared.

I don’t like confrontation, so believe you me, I’m not recommending we get up in the face of every jackass who says or does something mean. In fact, the key to these moves isn’t direct conflict at all. It’s all about understatement. The idea here is to throw the person psychologically off balance with weird, quiet, out-of-context reactions to their bad behavior. Even better, do it in front of a crowd, just to make the meanie extra uncomfortable.

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1. Shhh…


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1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.


2. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.


3. Follow the three Rs: 1. Respect for self 2. Respect for others 3. Responsibility for all your actions.


4. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.


5. Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.


6. Don’t let a little dispute injure a great friendship.


7. When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.


8. Spend some time alone every day.


9. Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.


10. Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.


11. Live a good, honourable life. Then when you get older and think back, you’ll be able…

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Diary of a MYSTIC

A while ago,
I sat with my heart
and listened;
she said: never seek life easy
just don’t have it so hard.
Take it with a bit of salt, or suger
or sometimes pinch of pepper,
laugh more
let sadness pass.

let go of control
stop planning,
spice up your passionate side
create a new day
find a new experiences,
move out of the box of mind
change again and again,
flirt with life
eat love,
dream big
embrace your soul,
decorate the house of love
in color and joy.

Release shame, guilt,
anger, resentment,
begin now,
love yourself
follow your bliss
everything is in order
practice patience
be intimate with yourself
be intimate with God.

my heart fell in silence since,
my eyes, full of tears,
white tears, gratitude tears,
tears of love,
I am Home,
and every part of me
follow your bliss,
celebrate your life,

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