Only man has ideals and should. ‘you should be this and that’ – then you are divided against your own is. Should and is are enemies.
Happiness is a by-product of creativity. Create something & you will be happy. Create a garden, let the garden bloom, and something will bloom in you. Create a painting and something starts growing in you, with the growing (developing) painting.
Whenever you meditate and you come upon spaces, immediately pray to existence: "Let my joy be showered over every being --- conscious, unconscio
Why be possessive? The possessiveness shows simply one thing - that you cannot trust existence. Non-possessiveness is basically trust in existence. There is no need to possess, because the whole is already ours.
From the very beginning you are being told to compare yourself with others. This is the greatest disease; it is like a cancer that goes on destroying your very soul. Each individual is unique, and comparison is not possible.