The Happiness Podcast

32 - Turning Desire Into Preferences

December 2, 2019

If you just suppress your desire and you attempt to renounce the object of your desire, you are likely to be tied to it. Whereas if you look at it and see it for what it is really worth, if you understand how you are preparing the grounds for misery and disappointment and depression, your desire will then be transformed into what I call a preference.  When you go through life with preferences but don’t let your happiness depend on any one of them, then you’re awake.

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