Imagine any problem you have to be a huge, locked door standing in front of you. now see yourself taking a golden key out of your pocket. you brought the key here with you when you arrived on this planet, but you sometimes forget to use it. see yourself putting it into the keyhole, then watch the door swing open. on the key are inscribed these words, "unconditional love."
Usually we try to figure out what we think would make us happy, and then try to make those things happen. but happiness isn't circumstance-de pendent. there are people who have every reason in the world to be happy who aren't. there are people with genuine problems who are. the key to happiness is the decision to be happy.
Scientists are coming to recognise the effects of the mind on physical health. The sense of relaxation associated with inner peace involves not only being physically at ease. If you are nagged by worry or seething with anger, youre not really relaxed. The key to relaxation is peace of mind. The relaxation gained from alcohol, drugs or just listening to music may seem attractive, but it doesnt last.
It helps remove whatever fears or insecurities we may have and gives us the strength to cope with any obstacles we encounter. It is the principal source of success in life. Since we are not solely material creatures, it is a mistake to place all our hopes for happiness on external development alone. The key is to develop inner peace.