The mind makes us juggle too many balls – and then makes us drop them all
May16

The mind makes us juggle too many balls – and then makes us drop them all

Some circus artists juggle many balls, expertly catching them all before they fall. Still, even they have their limits …

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Trying to be materially over-productive is spiritually counter-productive
Feb10

Trying to be materially over-productive is spiritually counter-productive

Suppose somebody who can lift a twenty-five-kg weight tries to lift a fifty-kg-weight – they will injure themselves.…

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Our happiness depends not as much on our standard of living as on our standard of longing
Nov25

Our happiness depends not as much on our standard of living as on our standard of longing

We usually seek to improve our standard of living. If we have a high standard of living, we will have the trappings of success;…

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To not consider our capacity is to cripple our capacity
Sep12

To not consider our capacity is to cripple our capacity

Suppose a child, on seeing an adult lift a heavy weight, tries to lift a similar weight. That child will end up injured, unable…

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To change your life, change the narrative of your life
Jun19

To change your life, change the narrative of your life

Suppose three people are carrying bricks. When asked what they are doing, the first replies sullenly, “Can’t you see?…

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What we don’t have is not the problem – what we don’t see is
May21

What we don’t have is not the problem – what we don’t see is

We frequently crave for the many things we don’t have, things often aggressively glamorized by today’s corporate …

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