10 secrets to happiness from…the Pope!

10 secrets to happiness from…the Pope!

I often quote Buddha and famous Greek Philosophers when trying to inspire happiness but today, fittingly given it's a Sunday, I'm very happy to bring to you 10 happiness tips from none other than Pope Francis! 

I hope you can find some time to reflect and to meditate on his happiness advice…

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Slowing down, being generous and fighting for peace are part of Pope Francis’ secret recipe for happiness.

In an interview published in part in the Argentine weekly “Viva” July 27, the pope listed his Top 10 tips for bringing greater joy to one’s life:

1. “Live and let live.” Everyone should be guided by this principle, he said, which has a similar expression in Rome with the saying, “Move forward and let others do the same.”

2. “Be giving of yourself to others.” People need to be open and generous toward others, he said, because “if you withdraw into yourself, you run the risk of becoming egocentric. And stagnant water becomes putrid.”

3. “Proceed calmly” in life. The pope, who used to teach high school literature, used an image from an Argentine novel by Ricardo Guiraldes, in which the protagonist — gaucho Don Segundo Sombra — looks back on how he lived his life…

…keep reading the full list of 10 happiness secrets at the original article HERE