Even if we can’t stop feeling sensual urges, we can stop feeding sensual urges
Aug15

Even if we can’t stop feeling sensual urges, we can stop feeding sensual urges

Suppose we live in a cabin in a forest with many animals living nearby. We may not be able to prevent the arrival of unwanted…

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We don’t have to outweigh our urges; we just have to out-wait them
May04

We don’t have to outweigh our urges; we just have to out-wait them

Suppose a big bully is trying to barge into our house to abuse and rob us. They are yelling at us to open the door, banging on …

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When we resist our urges, they may become scarier, but they don’t become stronger
May02

When we resist our urges, they may become scarier, but they don’t become stronger

Suppose an animal trainer is domesticating a wild tiger by starving it till it becomes compliant. Like all other living …

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If we think we have no vices, we are novices
Feb02

If we think we have no vices, we are novices

A novice housekeeping employee may think that a room which appears to be clean is clean. But some dust may be so settled as …

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We can’t always control how we feel, but we can control how we act
Jun14

We can’t always control how we feel, but we can control how we act

We all face situations wherein our emotions go wild and push us to act impulsively, say, angrily. Regretting such actions,…

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Even if we can’t change our desires, we can change our attitude towards our desires
May28

Even if we can’t change our desires, we can change our attitude towards our desires

When we aspire to live a principle-centered life, our worldly desires often tempt and divert us. How can we deal with them?…

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