The more humans focus on themselves to pursue greater happiness and recognition, the more the opposite happens.
When you focus too much on yourself, you become disconnected and alienated from others and as the Dali Lama wrote in his book on joy, “In the end, you also become alienated from yourself, since the need for connection with others is such a fundamental part of who we are as human beings.”
The more you pursue a butterfly, the more it eludes you.
Sit back and allow it to land, and the more you will enjoy it.
Same is true in finding joy in life.
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