“The Illusion of Need”

First part of a beautiful essay by Isha Judd on Care2.

“The idea that we need something that we don’t have right now is the root of discontent. We are never completely satisfied with this moment. Even when we get everything we thought we always wanted, it feels like there is something missing. Why? Because we have become so accustomed to waiting for something more, that nothing is ever enough. The habit of feeling dissatisfied has become commonplace in our lives. This is true for the rich and the poor, for the loners and the social butterflies among us.”

continued on Care…

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~ by Zachary Shahan on January 15, 2010.

One Response to ““The Illusion of Need””

  1. in the Dao.Yes. We can always prompted back to mindfulness.Thank-you my dear mystic friend. In the moment. Wow this photo is something..her eyelashes look like spiders..the image of the eyes with the lashes..desires meeting the web they spin…LOVE

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