You can’t outsource happiness

Another Goody from my mate Jim Palmer…

Jim Palmer

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“You outsource most of your life. “Outsourcing” is obtaining goods or services from an outside supplier. This is your model for having peace, well-being, and contentment in life. You depend on an outside supplier. And so we cling. And this clinging is part of the ignorance that causes our suffering.

You say to yourself:

“If only I had…
… more money, a bigger house, a more fulfilling job, a different family, better friends, a different church, a new car, more success, the latest iPhone, improved health, less stress, someone who loved me better…

If only I could…
… lose 25 pounds, take a vacation, get married again, eat Ben & Jerry’s ice cream without putting on weight, follow my dreams and passion, …
I’d be happy.”

It’s a lie. None of this is true except in your mind. That’s actually where your entire problem is – your head.

Happiness is…

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