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International Happiness Day 2017: The priest teaching us how to be happy by Twitter

Haemin Sunim
Haemin Sunim now is a best-selling author (Picture: Haemin Sunim)

43 year-old Haemin Sunim says that one of the best ways to face reality is to observe it.

These pals went on a ‘homiemoon’ while all their others friends were bustling getting married

For him, awareness – which you may have used yourself – is all about self-awareness and holding a clever demeanour not only at the universe around you, but at your own thoughts, either they’re certain or not.

Haemin, a best-selling author and famous as the ‘mega monk’, spends his time leading group therapy programmes for immature people but also delivering critical lessons about complacency to all of us.

Through Twitter.

‘I am much better at condensing my summary and putting it into 4 or 5 opposite sentences,’ he told The Telegraph.

‘Nowadays we have a very brief courtesy span. So people actually like that.’

For anyone wanting to cut by the crap of bland life and receive some correct difference in succinct, neat doses, Haemin’s Twitter account is for you.

From elementary difference of knowledge we competence already be informed with (but need reminding of) such as ‘think reduction about your problems and some-more about the contentment of others’ to reminders to take a walk and reconnect with nature, his tweets are easy for anyone to get on house with.

Raised outward Seoul in South Korea, before his stream work Haemin complicated sacrament at Harvard Divinity School and at Princeton right up to doctorate level.

And after grave friar training, has been a teacher of Buddhism since.

It was his time as a organisation therapist – during which he was so mostly asked for life recommendation – that he incited to social media to broach his message.

And now his tweets, which cocktail up containing bite-sized pieces of advice on the feeds of all who follow him, have amassed him some-more than one million followers.

After a peek at the pretension of his book – The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down – it’ll come as no warn that much of Haemin’s recommendation centres around taking life as a whole more slowly.

Especially for those of us who don’t take the time – as he does – to discuss any day, his reminders to simply postponement and breathe are acquire to anyone held up in the hecticness of daily life.

Which is substantially because the book has now sole some-more than 3 million copies worldwide.

While we hatred the classify of millennials being ‘stuck to their phones’ some-more than anyone, Haemin’s reminders to bond with others face to face are especially relevant for the generation.

Haemin believes our attribute with ‘news’ is one thing that creates his recommendation so easy to ring with:

‘It’s just so intense,’ he said.

‘We wish to take a break, to come back to the own body, the own emotions, and to the people who are sitting in front of us.

‘I listened that infrequently it’s easier for relatives to attract their children’s courtesy by texting them.

‘We are really connected but at the same time desperately lonely.’

And you know what? He’s right. So maybe it’s time we put down the phones for a moment and took a pause.

After scrolling by his Twitter account, anyway.

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