How are thoughts and emotions related
Mar18

How are thoughts and emotions related

Thoughts and emotions are sometimes seen as sequential — when we think steadily about something, we feel emotions in relationship…

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Use imagination to reinforce resolution

We sometimes resolve to not do something, yet end up doing that very thing. For example, we may resolve to avoid binging on…

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Why gratitude is especially difficult in today’s world
Jan28

Why gratitude is especially difficult in today’s world

Even when we have enough of the things we need, we don’t always feel grateful for them. Why is that? Because we don’t see the…

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Discreet Indiscretions?
May30

Discreet Indiscretions?

  When we succumb to some wrongdoings, if they are minor, we may downplay them by considering them mere indiscretions.…

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What we contemplate mentally, we cultivate mentally
Mar05

What we contemplate mentally, we cultivate mentally

Suppose we have a garden. We will be careful about what we cultivate there. And we certainly wouldn’t intentionally cultivate…

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Even when we can’t avoid sensual perception, we can avoid sensual imagination
Sep16

Even when we can’t avoid sensual perception, we can avoid sensual imagination

We live in a world rife with temptation. Such temptation can deceive and degrade us at any moment. Given that we can neither…

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