Compassionate Math

The democratic nature creates change, one vote are a time.

Remember to take what you need and leave the rest.

Follow your heart into the future that sustains earth and a global or universal citizen.

Practice non-violence, one kind act at a time.

Add your voice to the choir of love and compassion to grow a better life.

The economy of compassion is a currency to improve positive change.

Count each gentle, patient, self-controlling, good….

Add the good life and let the bad life go.

Use critical thinking to live a compassionate way of being.

What is the best antidote to fake news?

www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-the-antidote-to-fake-facts-real-ones/

Some good opinions are being frustrated by the popularity of Authoritarianism and fake news, hate spin, fear of the unknown and the effects of COVID stress.

I believe in two ways of coping with stress or any other problem life may throw my way.

The first is do no harm and the proper use of impressions which is something akin to living the good life.

An older, perhaps dated poem says, “…keep your virtue.” Again, not the easiest thing to do when times are good, let alone now.

And the other is more abstract, don’t act like this in public, but in private put your ‘good life’ to good use by practicing these principles primarily for your family, friends and self. Don’t do this publicly, put it to good use by working hard to do no harm and put the above principles to good use. With this kind of anonymity you are less likely to be harmed by fame or fortune.

You will be less likely to harm anyone through loosing your ‘virtue’.

But the pandemic is a special case, we all need to recover by doing what is best in our own situation and that puts public pressure on us all.

The facts are that these vaccines are our best good practice. The best science can offer. We need to have faith this is the best answer and curb unscientific, misinformation and fake news.

So, find courage to take the vaccine so we can take our best shot at putting this pandemic behind us.

Human Rights Day | United Nations

Human Rights Day commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
— Read on www.un.org/en/observances/human-rights-day

Ideally, each of us has the ability to become a global citizen.

I do this through writing, travel, and working as a responsible person.

To act in a way to promote more cooperation and collaboration, but to sustain what works and find better ways to be free.

Be a part and make a move that works better today.

Human Rights Day

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_Rights_Day

Insight from the Dalai Lama 2020

“Basically we are all the same human beings with the same potential to be a good human being or a bad human being….The important thing is to realize the positive side and try to increase that; realize the negative side and try to reduce. That’s the way.”

It needs to be said by the people we know and trust.

We are all trying to behave well and live a balanced life and living more in the moment.

We are trying to ‘do no harm’.

Please support the effort.

Comprehensive Coverage Of COVID-19 For The Holidays

youtu.be/UANpJrdXOYo

Self isolation is key, which means no gathering for Christmas or Holidays like New Years.

People are dying and we are so close to a working vaccine,in fact the first British Subject was given her shot today.

Please support the effort

Best regards,

Triumph And Disaster (‘those two imposters’)

I quit looking for perfection.

Competing for success sucks when it costs you good people.

No amount of material gain makes up for pain and suffering or harm to myself or others.

I like keeping my small failures and small successes.

I’m not looking for a ditch to lay down in or some golden ring that makes me a winner.

To build a relationship with myself and others, is all about learning from success and failure, to correct my mistakes and make a life while adjusting to changes.

I believe in keeping my stuff small and manageable and building on a good foundation in all my affairs.

Kipling said it best “If you can meet with triumph and disaster and treat those two imposters just the same.”

Comfort And Joy

COVID-19 will drive some people to try new things: religion, philosophy and maybe a good habit or two.

In our culture, there are many traditions that keep us safe and of sound mind.

I get comfort and joy from keeping my life clean and organized with a few good habits.

I like philosophy, photography, research reading and writing and even a little arithmetic (Geometry and algebra).

People turn to things like chores and good habits for good rest, comfort and joy.

Best luck in all your endeavours.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama XIV 85th birthday: Teachings and quotes to find inner strength and happiness – art and culture – Hindustan Times

Ahead of HH the Dalai Lama’s 85th birthday, here are a few quotes to take inspiration from as you make an honest effort of getting through every day.
— Read on www.hindustantimes.com/art-and-culture/his-holiness-the-dalai-lama-xiv-85th-birthday-teachings-and-quotes-to-find-inner-strength-and-happiness/story-qli34D1oQygOv0G2wiINRN.html

Fans and followers everywhere have reason to celebrate the leadership, and longevity of an inspiring spiritual figure, His Holiness the Dalai Lama XIV.

To have access to more awareness and experience in today, to become part of the community growing around the world is a challenge and full of ups and downs.

But it is hard to be less than optimistic when greeting a celebration and culture that is richer and more engaging because of a time when many well wishers and good will is shared around the world.

This is not a time to omit the hardship and struggle we all bring to each day.

Teachers reflect so much we need to learn and attempt to practice in an ordinary life.

It is a kind and bright future we are directed to believe and act towards on a day to day basis.

I, for one, and many others are happy to participate in mostly a virtual way and to live our own life-‘…as you make an honest effort of getting through every day.’

Too Many Bumps Or Mood Swings

I’d call any kind of emotional outburst (negative emotions) a mood swing or a bump.

With Corona, I generally get more bumps than usual.

I have made it a practice to take a mood swing or pump moment to calm down and take stalk of my state of mind.

Mental health is just as important as physical health.

Having faith in myself and others is part of my day to day well being.

When I take responsibility for an emotional or mental health problem, I am taking care of myself to do no harm.

I call it buckling in to corona. And I need help and give help to my friends, family and co-workers.

See you in the new normal!

Doing, when it matters most

Be mindful now!

There are many people or peoples that reflect the above image or practice.

Does the message kill the practice or is it the messenger?

Does breathing cause us harm when we fall into the habit of shallow breathing?

The experience of being mindful may be its best teacher, but many students will need a Little Rock and roll to get the message across to them.

Check out the sexy app about being mindful now!

Don’t worry, you will find it if it works for you.

Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, M.K. Gandhi,

Cicero, The Cynics, The Stoics,

Tao Te Ching, Mindfulness in Action by Chogyam Trungpa, Meditations for Beginners by Jack Kornfield

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Red Book by C.G. Jung

There are many more roads to living a full life.