We need inner accounting before we can have inner accountability
Mar06

We need inner accounting before we can have inner accountability

Suppose a social welfare organization is short of money and asks us to become a regular patron. Naturally, we will want some…

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Treating the mind as an enemy can be uncomfortable, treating it as a friend can be fatal — treat it as a patient
Feb28

Treating the mind as an enemy can be uncomfortable, treating it as a friend can be fatal — treat it as a patient

Suppose we are living with someone prone to wild mood swings. We will need to watch them carefully to understand their present…

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Even if others don’t take us seriously, still we can take ourselves seriously
Feb03

Even if others don’t take us seriously, still we can take ourselves seriously

Suppose we have an important suggestion that can improve a project we are a part of. But our inputs aren’t allowed or asked…

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The stronger the hold of problems on our mind, the weaker becomes our hold on ourselves
Jan20

The stronger the hold of problems on our mind, the weaker becomes our hold on ourselves

Suppose we see a friend getting rattled when facing problems. We may tell them, “Get a hold on yourself.”  This common…

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Mind your mind to know when it is in order, when on the border and when out of order
Nov30

Mind your mind to know when it is in order, when on the border and when out of order

Suppose we use a laptop for vital, high-stake work. We would not only do the work carefully, but would also carefully monitor…

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The media is mostly the mind multiplied, magnified & magnetized
Nov20

The media is mostly the mind multiplied, magnified & magnetized

Whenever some people hear of shocking instances of brutality or perversity, they hold the media responsible: “The media…

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