How to Overcome Bad Habits

Posted on: Thursday, January 26, 2017 | Posted by: Art of Living Universe

Wisdom Card: Week 04
Small temptations go with three things: Love, Greed and Fear.

Suppose you are drinking alcohol or doing something that is not right, then the fear of disease, or fear of losing your reputation, or fear of losing a loved one can stop you. Fear as well as procrastination can stop you.

The second thing that can stop you is greed. If someone tells you, “If you drink alcohol, you will lose 10 million”. Or if you are a smoker and someone tells you, “If you don’t smoke for 30 days, you will get a lottery for 1 crore rupees”, I tell you, you will not touch a cigarette. You will say, instead of 30 days, let me make it 33 days just to be on safe side.

The third this is love. If you promise a loved one, you will keep it up.

Bhagavad Gita - Chapter 12 with Gurudev Sri Sri at Art of Living Center, Bangalore

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