Willpower is a finite resource – use it wisely
Jul05

Willpower is a finite resource – use it wisely

We are finite beings, and finite are all our resources, including our willpower. That our willpower is finite means that…

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Use propinquity to grow in bhakti
Apr05

Use propinquity to grow in bhakti

Propinquity literally means proximity, the state of closeness to something. In psychology, propinquity studies analyze…

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Learn to use the mind’s laziness for spiritual growth
Feb11

Learn to use the mind’s laziness for spiritual growth

Our mind often chooses the path of least resistance. This tendency impedes us whenever we need to do something effortful…

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Not everything that comes in our vision is worth our attention
Jun28

Not everything that comes in our vision is worth our attention

Suppose we are driving a car. In the path of our vision come so many objects: trees, houses, passers-by, billboards and landmarks.…

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Ceaseless visual temptation causes pointless mental agitation
Feb27

Ceaseless visual temptation causes pointless mental agitation

(This article is presented in a question-answer format as an experiment to increase accessibility of content. Please …

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Out of sight is out of the mind provided the mind is out of it

“Out of sight is out of mind” is a common saying that embodies a sound principle for self-regulation. For example, if…

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