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“We cannot be useful to ourselves unless we are also useful to others.  Whether we like it or not we are all connected and it is unthinkable to be happy all by oneself.


Anyone who is only concerned by his own wellbeing will suffer eventually.  Even if we decide to remain selfish; let us be intelligently selfish, let us help others.”

The Dalai Lama



The ability to act in your own interests follows on from self-acceptance and confidence... it is also important to take into account the interests of others.


The principle of enlightened self-interest has two parts:


To cope with stress and achieve happiness, you need to place your own interests first; and...


Your own interests will be best served if you take into account the interests of other  people.*



* Why Enlightened Self-Interest is important to Stress Management

by Wayne Froggatt

Consultant Director of the Centre for Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy, London