Jay Shetty

British influencer

Jay Shetty (born 6 September 1987) is an English author, former monk, and purpose coach of Indian descent. As the host of the podcast On Purpose, his guests have included Alicia Keys, Khloe Kardashian, and Kobe Bryant, resulting in 64 million downloads. He has appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, A Little Late with Lilly Singh and Today to discuss mental health and life purpose.

QuotesEdit

  • Negativity is a trait, not someone’s identity. A person’s true nature can be obscured by clouds, but, like the sun, it is always there. And clouds can overcome any of us. We have to understand this when we deal with people who exude negative energy. Just like we wouldn’t want someone to judge us by our worst moments, we must be careful not to do that to others. When someone hurts you, it’s because they’re hurt. Their hurt is simply spilling over. They need help. And as the Dalai Lama says, “If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
    • Jay Shetty, Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day
  • Remember, saying whatever we want, whenever we want, however we want, is not freedom. Real freedom is not feeling the need to say these things.
    • Jay Shetty, Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day
  • When we accept the temporary nature of everything in our lives, we can feel gratitude for the good fortune of getting to borrow them for a time.
    • Jay Shetty, Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day

ReferencesEdit

  1. https://www.goodreads.com/work/quotes/73685905-think-like-a-monk-train-your-mind-for-peace-and-purpose-every-day
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jay_Shetty
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