Monthly Archives: November 2012

Better than it looks? (#RealWorldWoo No8)

Today’s meditation from the Dalai Lama comes from the section on writing and journalism. He reflects that while journalists really should report on people following the fundamental principles of life, it isn’t all that surprising that people read about terrible things instead.  He reasons that deep down we are shocked about murders and other violence,…

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The Goldilocks Zone (#RealWorldWoo No.3)

Today’s thought from the Dalai Lama comes from the “meditations on sickness” section.  In it he talks about how the Buddha would remind his monks not to be too strict in denying themselves food, because that would make them ill, but also not to over-indulge because that would make them fat and slow. The Dalai…

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Passion and pragmatism (#RealWorldWoo No.1)

Today’s thought from the Dalai Lama is essentially we’re not on this earth for long, so we had better spend our brief time doing something useful to ourselves and others.  That’s a bit of a truism – but hidden inside is something many businesses forget. If customers are going to pay you, then what you…

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