happiness

The Eight Worldly Dharmas

Nov 10, 2020

What determines the success of our Dharma practice is our own mind, and the eight worldly concerns are what keep us from authentic Dharma practice. Worldliness means we seek to gain protection from what we fear and to gain happiness,...

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How to Become Radically Happy

Jul 14, 2020

Buddha Subhasita Broadcast Program Jakarta, Indonesia June 20th, 2020 by Emi Theng and Marcela Lopez. Photos by Emi Theng. In one way or another, everyone wishes to be happy. This is what...

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FOMO Got You Down? Try Sympathetic Joy

Dec 26, 2019

FOMO, or “fear of missing out,”  afflicts many of us more dramatically in our hyper-connected world than it did in the past. Thanks to constant connectivity, we are immediately aware of what...

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Five Ways to Radically Increase Your Joy

May 28, 2019

By Erric Solomon Buddhists often wonder if happiness is too trivial a thing to worry about. While it is true that the ultimate realization of Buddhist practice is far more profound, when...

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Inside the Radically Happy book

Jan 18, 2019

By Erric Solomon In this video, Phakchok Rinpoche and I describe how our new book can positively impact your life. Transform you mind and change the world! Feel free to throw tomatoes,...

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Listen here: Radically Happy Audiobook

Nov 26, 2018

Phakchok Rinpoche and Erric Solomon have collaborated on Radically Happy: A User’s Guide to the Mind.  Many people have questions–what does the book discuss? What does the title mean? In this regular blog feature, co-creator, Erric Solomon shares more about how to be...

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Meditation Without Reflection Is Blind

Oct 19, 2018

When reflecting, it is important to do so with your practice, personality, responsibility, and so forth. Reflect on your actions and reflect on your self. When you don’t reflect, you are like a blind person, not knowing where you are...

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Why Did We Write Radically Happy?

Sep 4, 2018

A couple of months ago I blogged about how I met Rinpoche. We left off with my wife and I riding off into the sunset, disappearing into retreat. After leaving retreat, I...

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What is Radically Happy?

Aug 26, 2018

What Radically Happy is in less than 90 seconds! Order your copy of Radically Happy via Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indiebound or wherever good books are sold. Phakchok Rinpoche and Erric Solomon have collaborated on Radically...

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Aspiration for Your Happiness and Well-Being

Aug 20, 2018

Dear friends near and far, How have you all been? I very much hope that you all and your loved ones are happy and healthy. Through out all my messages every month...

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