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Discussions of happiness obviously pre-date the modern science of positive psychology; in fact every major religion and school of philosophy has had an opinion on happiness and living a good life. Most famous, however, are the Buddhist traditions including Tao as illustrated in this article...

Happiness is everywhere and nowhere; happiness is all around us and inside us; happiness is in what we do and in what we don't do. This weeks eNewsletter brings you the final Tao story with yet another important message to stimulate your thinking...

There was once a stonecutter who was dissatisfied with himself and with his position in life. One day, he passed a wealthy merchant_ã_s house, and through the open gateway he saw many fine possessions and important visitors. _ã–How powerful that merchant must be!_㝠thought the stonecutter....

At the Gorge of Lu, the great waterfall plunges for thousands of feet, its spray visible for miles. In the churning waters below, no living creature can be seen. One day, K_ã_ung Fu-tse was standing at a distance from the pool_ã_s edge, when he saw an...

Happiness means many different things to many different people but many of us don't really know what it means to us, as individuals. Even those of us who do know how to define our happiness are often easily distracted by the apparent distractions of what...

From this week onwards I'm planning to share with you a few stories I've become interested in lately since I've been reading a few of the great Taoist writers. This is not to say that I or The Happiness Institute have now become Taoist but...