Stop playing games with your mind – and with those who play games with your mind
Aug13

Stop playing games with your mind – and with those who play games with your mind

Suppose someone starts playing with a poisonous snake, treating it like a pet or a toy. They would be courting danger. Even…

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Our mind is constantly hiding – and is constantly ready to give us a hiding
Jul20

Our mind is constantly hiding – and is constantly ready to give us a hiding

Suppose someone waits hiding on our daily path. Catching us unawares, they bully and beat us. As long as they are hiding, …

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Even if the mind is not shrill, it is still a shill
Jul13

Even if the mind is not shrill, it is still a shill

A shill is someone who enthusiastically pretends to buy something from a shop so as to allure others to also buy. Our mind …

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If we repeatedly let our mind take us to hell, eventually it won’t let us come back
Jun16

If we repeatedly let our mind take us to hell, eventually it won’t let us come back

Addicts often live in their own mental hell. Their mind subjects them to tormenting emotions: unbearable cravings, crippling…

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When fighting temptation, focus just on surviving the present battle, not on winning the whole war
May18

When fighting temptation, focus just on surviving the present battle, not on winning the whole war

Suppose we were to fight a boxing match against a formidable opponent. Suppose further, before and during the fight, an …

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The mind tends to do what we don’t intend to do
Jul21

The mind tends to do what we don’t intend to do

We may resolve to do some things, say regulate our eating or sleeping, but find ourselves doing the opposite, or at least …

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