Just Like a Guru, a Little Girl Teaches Her Mom How to Not ‘Be Mean’

A video of a little girl teaching her mother not to be “mean” is not just cute—it’s enlightening.

There are plenty of videos out there of kids being precocious. But every now and then, along comes a video of a child imparting wisdom that is not just cute but enlightening. In this video, a girl lectures her mother on how to speak from the heart and, more than that, to embody heart.

It seems that the divorced parents were spatting, and the young girl was not putting up with it. She explains how to speak from the heart level. “Try not to be high,” she says, raising her arms. “I want everything to be low,” she adds, bringing her arms down. Her perception about how people lose themselves in anger is expressed plainly. “I don’t want you and my dad to be replaced and be mean again … If I can be nice, I think all of us can be nice too.”

She then expresses something that is taught by mindfulness teachers, performers, even peacekeepers, about how to exude calm energy and speak from the heart. “I’m trying to be steady … Not way down. On straight, on the middle, where my heart is.”

She adds, “My heart is something. Everyone else’s heart is something too.”

Zesjarig meisje geeft haar net gescheiden moeder een lesje in liefde en vriendschap. Listen to this wise girl!

Posted by Whocares on Sunday, March 6, 2016
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