Treat the mind like a child – don’t let the mind treat you like a child
Dec01

Treat the mind like a child – don’t let the mind treat you like a child

Children are fickle. If we tell a child to study, he may do so for a few minutes and may then want to play. If we push him to study,…

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When nothing is worth fighting for, anything can provoke a fight
Nov30

When nothing is worth fighting for, anything can provoke a fight

If we see two people fighting over something trivial, we would naturally wonder: Why are they making such a big issue of this?…

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Humility learns even from success; pride, not even from failure
Nov29

Humility learns even from success; pride, not even from failure

We often learn much more from our failures than from our successes. When we succeed, we may become so full of ourselves as …

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Living resentfully is like driving with the brake pressed
Nov28

Living resentfully is like driving with the brake pressed

Suppose we see someone pressing the brake of their car and also trying to drive the car ahead. We will consider their actions…

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Our abilities are our endowments, not our entitlements
Nov27

Our abilities are our endowments, not our entitlements

We all have certain abilities that enable us to make a contribution and gain satisfaction. When we use our abilities properly,…

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