Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything – anger, anxiety, or possessions – we cannot be free.
Thich Nhat Hanh
from the book The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching: Transforming Suffering into Peace, Joy, and Liberation
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- Being really there
- The Middle Way between existent and nonexistent
- Right Diligence
- Truly free
- Allow yourself to be happy now
- Right Speech
- Just be
- Call for help
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