18 life lessons from the Dalai Lama

  1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.

  2. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. 4132239247 e8b2e7c1f2 o

  3. Follow the three Rs:

    • Respect for self,

    • Respect for others and

    • Responsibility for all your actions.

  4. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.

  5. Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.

  6. Don’t let a little dispute injure a great friendship. Friendship star by roseonthegrey

  7. When you realise you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.

  8. Spend some time alone every day.

  9. Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.

  10. Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.

  11. Live a good, honourable life. Then when you get older and think back, you’ll be able to enjoy it a second time.

  12. A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life. 1280px sweet baby kisses family love

  13. In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation. Don’t bring up the past.

  14. Share your knowledge. It’s a way to achieve immortality.

  15. Be gentle with the earth.

  16. Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.

  17. Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.

  18. Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.


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This post was written more than 6 months ago, maybe things have changed or I don't think the same way anymore