Five Daily Life Guidelines

CONSUME MINDFULLY

  • Eat sensibly and don’t be wasteful.
  • Pause before buying; see if breathing is enough.
  • Pay attention to the effects of media you consume.

SHARE LOVING KINDNESS

  • Consider other people’s views deeply.
  • Work for peace at many levels.
  • Spread joy, not negativity.

PRACTICE GRATITUDE

  • Respect the people you encounter; they are your teachers.
  • Be equally grateful for opportunities and challenges.
  • Notice where help is needed and be quick to act.

DISCOVER WISDOM

  • Find connections between teachings and your life.
  • Do not become attached to your conclusions.
  • Mute your judgmental tongue.

ACCEPT CONSTANT CHANGE

  • Be open to what arises in every moment.
  • Cultivate the “Beginner’s Mind.”
  • Keep going, keep going…

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