The essence of commitment is recommitment
Sep20

The essence of commitment is recommitment

We sometimes resolve to do something constructive such as exercising, meditating, studying wisdom-texts or becoming…

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During our idle time, the mind works overtime
Jun13

During our idle time, the mind works overtime

We often look forward to holidays when we can get a break from life’s daily grind and just relax. But unfortunately, during…

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If we don’t double-check the mind, it will double-cross us
Dec28

If we don’t double-check the mind, it will double-cross us

If we don’t double-check the mind, it will double-cross us Suppose an agent were prodding us to sign an important deal.…

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Going off-course is not the problem; staying off-course is
Nov11

Going off-course is not the problem; staying off-course is

Suppose a plane flies from Los Angeles to New York. During 90% of its flight time, it is off-course. Why? Because of its own…

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Letting the mind run free is the quickest path to exhaustion
Sep27

Letting the mind run free is the quickest path to exhaustion

After waking up in the morning, suppose we soon feel tired, even though we have hardly exerted ourselves. Why might that …

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The mind is like a window that unpredictably changes into a TV
Aug28

The mind is like a window that unpredictably changes into a TV

Suppose we are at an acquaintance’s house and are gazing out of the window at the beautiful greenery. Suddenly we see a …

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