Practice Love And Compassion
Practice Love And Compassion As Your Life Strategy
Flow with the tide of nature when you choose a strategy for life. Know that love and compassion expand your vision and widen your chances of success. Unless you deliberately choose your strategy, nature will decide it for you, without your awareness. Without conscious direction, powerful intelligences within your mind formulate those responses and control your actions.
Many such entities operate in the background even now, as you read these words. One among them recognizes the black and white pixels on this page, identifies them as words, fetches their meanings, evaluates the grammar and conveys their final purport to you.
Such massive data processing occurs within the few milliseconds in which your eyes pass over these lines. So too, the strategies for dealing with your interactions in life are decided by the same deep wisdom within your nerve cells. Over millions of years, nature designed emotions to formulate and manage your strategies in life.
- A historic evolutionary process enables emotions to manipulate your memories, physical responses and to set your strategies for motor activity.
- Emotions control your access to memories and set limits to your wisdom.
- The emotions of love and compassion set an incredibly benign strategy - a defined course of action recorded in literature and history.
- Fear and paranoia are today's recommended strategies for survival in the commercial world. Love and compassion appear to be foolish.
- You can learn to simulate positive emotions.
- Positive emotions grant you a broader vision.
- Flow with the best in nature by adapting positive emotions
Love And Compassion -Emotions Decide Your Strategy
beneath its neocortical human brain, a string of more primitive
brains, which assisted animals to survive. The earliest nosebrains
used smells as a basis for approaching, attacking, or retreating from
a situation. Later, the mammalian brains developed emotions for more
sophisticated controls. The emotions of anger, fear, jealousy, love
and laughter manipulate the nervous system to employ highly focused
Anger follows an aggressive strategy. Fear manages a
defensive approach. Jealousy seeks to destroy competition and love
seeks to cherish and protect. Laughter releases the tensions of
conflict. These emotions activate physical systems for fight, flight,
or relaxation. They also provide crucial real time information to
Love And Compassion -Emotions Control Your Wisdom
each emotion records and recalls contextual data. The context of
anger records the hostile responses you face. Later, an angry person
can only recall past irritating incidents, which intensify his anger.
The system inhibits memories of favorable actions carried out by the
antagonist. When influenced by anger, the person fails to remember
past acts of friendship.
On the other hand, fear focuses on the
results of failure, without access to memories of previous successes.
Negative emotions suppress useful data. Anger removes memories of the
benefits of working together and fear, the valuable recollections of
past successes. When you are controlled by hatred or dread, your
brain works without access to critical knowledge. While negative
emotions limit your wisdom, positive emotions expand the data
available to your mind. Love and compassion truly expand your
Love And Compassion -An Automatic, Benign Strategy
fear may compel you to be frozen into inactivity, love opens vast
databases of strategic options for your mind. Centuries ago, the
bible recorded the impact of the emotion of love on behavior. Love is
patient and kind. Love suppresses the emotions of anger,
irritability, jealousy and rudeness.
The deepest needs of the person
are subdued to give way to an intense awareness of the needs of the
loved one. Past wrongs are forgotten and forgiven. Love persists in
spite of problems, keeping faith in the loved one. Love does not
gloat over injustice and is happy with the victory of truth. This is
a behavioral pattern enshrined within your mind, if you choose to be
Love And Compassion -A Radical Option
the modern world, love and compassion appear to be foolish options.
The conventional advice is to be guided by paranoia for survival in
the harsh commercial world. Deceit and treachery appear to be the
norm. You will encounter associates, who may lack even the basic
norms of decency.
They act with utter selfishness, with little
concern for years of friendship. Someone you trusted plots against
you behind your back. Yet you have consistently supported him. Anger
and vengeance appear to be normal reactions after such events. In
this milieu, love and compassion appear to be foolish, but can truly
change your world.
Love And Compassion - Simulate Positive Emotions
can be simulated. It is possible to simulate lifelike fear, dread, or
love. Great actors achieve this every day. For ordinary people,
emotions are the automatic responses to situations. But, even they
can consciously cultivate emotions. Those emotions will, in turn,
control their minds.
anger can be simulated. Say “Stop it!” with an angry glare. When
your eyeballs thrust forward a couple of millimeters, your words will
suddenly have an aggressive tenor. Try it. When you glare, your
system adopts a belligerent mode of speech. The Buddhists have been
known to practice the development of compassion as an approach to
life. They try to imagine the pain of a bird, or the anguish of an
enemy. Though it appears quite unconventional, it is possible
to simulate a
loving viewpoint towards even your worst enemy.
Love And Compassion -Positive Emotions Transform
loving viewpoint effects a remarkable transformation. When you look
at your opponent from a kind perspective, his most vicious actions
will suddenly appear to be pitiable weaknesses. Short sighted
selfishness is often an inherent defect. They are usually permanent
liabilities for the affected people, transporting them over the years
inevitably into lonely and friendless situations.
view will suddenly reveal the decent and and agreeable parts of such
a person and see negative behaviors as weaknesses. You will remember
the benefits you received from that relationship. While you will
ordinarily have cut off ties in anger, a kinder view will enable you
to cautiously continue interactions. In the end, you will have
benefited. Love and compassion broadens your circle of friends, while
keeping you fully alert to serious pitfalls.
Love And Compassion -Broaden Your Vision
cultivation of a loving viewpoint maximizes your strategic potential.
It is the massive wisdom of the evolutionary process, which created
the emotions of love and compassion. You will see unexpected sides of
your opponents. When immersed in that emotion, nature presents
helpful data and empowers you to make decisions, which will, in the
end, benefit all life.
Love has a bearing on the larger realms of
your world. A kinder view perceives that the efforts of your
competitors also help you. Jointly, you may find solutions to larger
problems. When you care for your customer and the environment, you
will make adjustments, which will ultimately enhance the reputation
of your business. You will have set a dynamic strategy for life by
simply deciding to view the world with love and compassion.
This page was last updated on 01-Jan-2014.