“Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” Dalai Lama
When I read this quote by the Dalai Lama, I immediately saw two independent pieces:
1) ‘the behavior of others’
2) ‘your inner peace’
They are separated in the sentence because they exist in two different places in space, unless you choose to let the two swirl together and take on the energy of the other. And so the Dalai Lama offers you the most empowering reminder between these two:
1) The behavior of others is not your burden.
2) You have the power to choose if something destroys your inner peace.
POWERFUL. I am talking about YOU – YOU ARE POWERFUL.
You have the authority over your own peace. You were born to nurture and care for the strong, peaceful spirit inside of you – as it was also born to nurture and care for you. While we can feel wounded when we are betrayed and otherwise not treated as our authentic selves, it is up to us what happens to our peace next. Read more