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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The mind deafens us not just to Krishna, but also to the body
Mar04

The mind deafens us not just to Krishna, but also to the body

Suppose we are walking on a street, wearing earphones that deafen us to all external sounds. We would be in danger especially…

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Our forced errors don’t justify our unforced errors

In tennis, when a player is put into a situation where it is almost impossible to hit a shot back into the court, player has …

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The mind is a masterly telemarketer – don’t pick up the phone
Dec04

The mind is a masterly telemarketer – don’t pick up the phone

Some telemarketers are dangerously expert at marketing their products. They can make unsuspecting customers who had …

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