Stop the snowball before it snowballs you
May16

Stop the snowball before it snowballs you

When a snowball is on top of a hill and is about to start rolling down, it can be checked and cracked with just a simple flick …

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A timely pull can save us from a deadly fall
Feb15

A timely pull can save us from a deadly fall

Suppose a horse carrying a rider spots a juicy vegetable in the rocky terrain alongside the road. If the rider is not vigilant,…

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Just because something is persistent doesn’t make it pertinent
Nov18

Just because something is persistent doesn’t make it pertinent

Advertising blitzes that repeatedly expose us to particular products exploit an innate weakness in human psychology:…

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The journey from contemplation to captivation is powered by imagination
Mar04

The journey from contemplation to captivation is powered by imagination

When some self-defeating habit captivates people, that captivation is usually powered by imagination. For example, …

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Our desires are not just linear, but also triangular
Dec03

Our desires are not just linear, but also triangular

We usually think of our desires as linear, as connectors between us and our desired objects. The Bhagavad-gita (02.62) …

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Place yourself in the gravity pull of Krishna, not of sense objects
Sep09

Place yourself in the gravity pull of Krishna, not of sense objects

If an asteroid comes within the gravity pull of a planet, it is dragged down to that planet. Similarly, during our life-journey,…

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