Unhappiness

Tribute n˚34

You're hungry you have one problem, you're not you have a hundred.

The greatest part of our unhappiness is mostly not caused by situations or people, the greatest part of our unhappiness is generally caused by what our mind is saying about what is happening around us. We are only unhappy because life does not happen the way we think it should. 

Epictetus, a Greek Stoic philosopher, came to this conclusion more than two thousand years ago. He was born a slave and ended his physical life teaching philosophy.

When we decide to leave those comments behind, our lives look suddenly so different. Try.

In the gap between two thoughts, our consciousness does not disapppear. In between those two thoughts, there is something else, that is much deeper than the worried ego, there is only the now, i realised in a sigh.