Our urges aren’t like endlessly rising lines, they are like endlessly recurring waves – surf them patiently
May09

Our urges aren’t like endlessly rising lines, they are like endlessly recurring waves – surf them patiently

We all are sometimes attacked by some self-destructive urge. Though we may try to resist that urge, it often goads us even…

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Our thoughts are not always wise – we don’t have to follow their advice
Aug18

Our thoughts are not always wise – we don’t have to follow their advice

Suppose we have a chronic disease. Our acquaintances may recommend various remedies. Knowing that they aren’t medical…

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When emotions appeal within us, be the umpire, not the appealer
Jul29

When emotions appeal within us, be the umpire, not the appealer

In cricket, the fielding players often appeal vociferously, claiming that the batsman is out. The umpire evaluates the…

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Our mind is a madhouse, but we don’t have to be mad
Feb25

Our mind is a madhouse, but we don’t have to be mad

In a mental health care center, not everyone is mad. The medical staff are sober and are meant to take care of the mentally …

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Introspection distances us from our situations and our emotions
Aug17

Introspection distances us from our situations and our emotions

Sometimes, people do things that provoke us, and we react angrily. But our kneejerk reaction only worsens the situation,…

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We are not our feelings – we are the feelers of our feelings
Aug03

We are not our feelings – we are the feelers of our feelings

Some people ask, “We often act on our feelings such as anger, frustration or dejection, and later regret those actions.…

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