If you want to put Dharma into daily life, first and foremost you must have Buddha Dharma in your heart. If your heart does not have Dharma at all, what is there to integrate into your daily life? Then, there’s nothing to be done. Therefore, the primary thing is to have the right understanding and view, and, in order to integrate Buddhism into daily life, one must also generate a sense of renunciation and bodhicitta.
~ Depicted from Luminous Wisdom Book Series 7