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    On Feb 28, 2012 Ganoba wrote:

     when I do something expecting a certain outcome,more often than not i end up feeling disappointed. even when the outcome is achieved the joy is short lived and doubt sets in, "could it have been better, if I had done this that or the other?" There is no answer to this hypothetical question although an endless debate may ensue.
    On the other hand when I do something because " that is the way I am"I am always happy and stress free. The results take care of themselves. They are dependent anyway on many factors other than my effort.
    I don't know whether this is selfish or unselfish. That would depend on how one defines self.


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