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The Dalai Lama’s 18 Rules For Successful Living

Joel Brown (Founder of Addicted2Success.com)

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Early this year I had a chance to see the Dalai Lama when he was on his Australian Tour, I have to say he surprised me with his words of wisdom and sense of humor, I’ve kept a close eye on him and have come across these great rules by the Dalai Lama himself, Here they are.

 

The Dalai Lama’s 18 Rules For Living

1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
2. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.
3. Follow the three Rs:

-Respect for self
-Respect for others
-Responsibility for all your actions.

4. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
5. Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
6. Don’t let a little dispute injure a great friendship.
7. When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.
8. Spend some time alone every day.
9. Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.
10. Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
11. Live a good, honourable life. Then when you get older and think back, you’ll be able to enjoy it a second time.
12. A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life.
13. In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation. Don’t bring up the past.
14. Share your knowledge. It’s a way to achieve immortality.
15. Be gentle with the earth.
16. Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.
17. Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
18. Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.

 

I am the the Founder of Addicted2Success.com and I am so grateful you're here to be part of this awesome community. I love connecting with people who have a passion for Entrepreneurship, Self Development & Achieving Success. I started this website with the intention of educating and inspiring likeminded people to always strive for success no matter what their circumstances.I'm proud to say through my podcast and through this website we have impacted over 200 million lives in the last 10 years.

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14 Comments

14 Comments

  1. gold ruyondo

    Sep 18, 2017 at 10:38 am

    Everything from the Dalai Lama is inspiring.I love the Dalai Lama

  2. seda Achila

    Jan 5, 2017 at 5:03 pm

    Great!

  3. Silvia Turonova

    Jul 8, 2016 at 6:23 pm

    Great article. I love Dalai Lama and his wisdom.

  4. vmalinski

    Jun 3, 2013 at 12:36 pm

    Great read for the start of my week. Thank you!

  5. The Tao of Business (@TaoofBusiness)

    Apr 2, 2013 at 8:11 pm

    A wonderful list that ends with a bang: Success always comes at a cost. May we always find that our successes were worth the price we paid.

  6. L-Boogie

    Jan 22, 2013 at 12:04 am

    Thanks, Honorable Dalai Lama.

  7. mcleod

    Jan 21, 2013 at 3:12 pm

    thanks Joel…

  8. reboti

    Dec 16, 2012 at 11:53 am

    very important to learn

  9. Anatoliy

    Jul 27, 2012 at 3:38 am

    Yes, governed simple, but very wise.
    This practically curriculum of the mode on a day.

  10. Wesley Wyman Kaluba

    Jun 30, 2012 at 5:16 am

    Thanks for sharing

  11. Krishna Khandelwal

    May 4, 2012 at 8:52 am

    Best message to all repenting life.

  12. Joseph

    May 4, 2012 at 7:48 am

    I love this list – very inspiring indeed Thank you Joel:-)

    • Joel

      Joel

      May 4, 2012 at 7:58 am

      No problems Joseph, glad you liked it!

  13. lenpowell

    Mar 10, 2012 at 11:11 am

    words of wisdom arent found easily thank you

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