Why Helping Others is the Key to Helping Yourself

“What I know for sure is that what you give comes back to you.” — Oprah Winfrey

Genius Turner
Jan 18 · 7 min read
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I. A Teachable Moment

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“There is something in this more than natural, if philosophy could find it out” — Shakespeare

II. We Live in a UNIverse

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“What one man calls God, another calls the laws of physics.”

III. Life is a Mirror

To teach is to learn twice!

“It is one of the beautiful compensations in this life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.”

IV. The Takeaway

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“The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.”

The goal of true enlightenment isn’t to realize your unity with everything, but to realize the fact you are everything. And so, giving must be receiving turned inside-out.

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Relaxed, inspiring essays about happiness.

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Mind Cafe

Mind Cafe

Relaxed, inspiring essays about happiness.

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