See the mind as a predator, not a protector
Jun04

See the mind as a predator, not a protector

Suppose a farmer has a guard dog. But if that dog turns into a predator who devours the farm poultry, the farmer would be in …

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If we don’t marginalize the mind, it will marginalize us
May27

If we don’t marginalize the mind, it will marginalize us

Suppose we are the leaders of a group and are leading its discussion in a particular productive direction. But someone else…

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When we keep liking whatever our mind likes, we end up not liking ourselves
May26

When we keep liking whatever our mind likes, we end up not liking ourselves

Suppose we keep eating whatever we feel like eating. When our indiscriminate eating makes us fat or sick, we end up not liking…

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Stop expecting the mind to give up trying to make us give up
Jan21

Stop expecting the mind to give up trying to make us give up

When we resolve to do something positive and fail, the mind may dishearten us, “You can’t do it. Just give up.” We may…

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The mind’s triggering may be uncontrollable, but our triggering can be controllable
Jan10

The mind’s triggering may be uncontrollable, but our triggering can be controllable

When a mother and a child are going out for some work, the child may become fearful on seeing something. But the mother needs…

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Move from mindlessness to mindfulness by minding the mind
Dec13

Move from mindlessness to mindfulness by minding the mind

We sometimes act mindlessly, that is, we act without thinking, being impelled by our impulsive mind. The word mind has many…

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