On parenting the mind
Feb18

On parenting the mind

When parents decide to have a child, they know they are taking up a serious responsibility. Undoubtedly, parenting can …

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How our mind misdirects our energies
Feb18

How our mind misdirects our energies

Suppose a child is trying to heat some water on a stove and starts stoking the fire. But somehow the fire starts spreading …

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How to get the mind to go along with us?
Jan24

How to get the mind to go along with us?

We sometimes resolve to do certain things that are important for us. But our mind stubbornly refuses to go along. Anticipating…

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Technologically connected, mentally disconnected
Jul08

Technologically connected, mentally disconnected

Our phones are nowadays so advanced that just by pressing a few buttons, we can connect with people in remote parts of the …

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To take the task of training the mind seriously, stop taking everything it says seriously
Feb01

To take the task of training the mind seriously, stop taking everything it says seriously

Suppose we have a child. If we take the responsibility of caring for and training the child seriously, we won’t take everything…

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If we get into the mind’s discourse, we go down a disastrous course
Jan02

If we get into the mind’s discourse, we go down a disastrous course

Suppose someone gave a talk that is captivatingly delivered but is filled with semi-truths and untruths. If we get into …

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