** If you see your Guru as a Buddha, you will recieve the blessings of a Buddha ** If you see your Guru as a Boddhisatva, you will recieve the blessings of a Boddhisatva ** If you see your Guru as a friend, you will only receive the blessings of a friend **

Cultivate a positive attitude

Cultivate a positive attitude.

Everyone faces struggles in daily life, but we should always cultivate a positive attitude towards the events of our lives. It is always helpful to see the best in others and the best in a situation. This often requires us to take a more holistic approach to our interactions with others. We should see things from others’ perspective and make efforts to maintain an uplifted attitude. Many times, in our lives, we tend to look at things only taking into consideration our own self-interest. This self-centered approach of seeking out our own gain at the cost of others will only make situations worse. If we instead consider the bigger picture, look beyond our own self-interest, and make effort to find the best and most meaningful solution for all involved, then everyone will win. Approaching challenges with a positive attitude will lead to a healthier and less stressful life. I find that, personally, when I am faced with difficulties or when I am put in uncomfortable circumstances, it is always helpful to approach these situations with a holistic mindset. It is true that dealing with others is not always easy or simple. However, for our part, we should try our best to take a positive approach in every step we undertake.