Even if we are feeling miserable, that doesn’t give us the right to make others miserable Gita 17.16
Nov14

Even if we are feeling miserable, that doesn’t give us the right to make others miserable Gita 17.16

When something goes wrong in our lives, we naturally feel hurt, irritated, dejected. If we give in to bouts of self-pity …

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The images of prosperous people that make us burn with envy are just our mind’s illusions
Oct09

The images of prosperous people that make us burn with envy are just our mind’s illusions

Suppose we see someone driving a Porsche and looking prosperous. That sight may make us burn with envy and resentment: “Why…

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The mind overvalues things it doesn’t have and undervalues things it does have
Jul21

The mind overvalues things it doesn’t have and undervalues things it does have

Suppose we are selling something to buy something in exchange. If we undervalued what we had and overvalued what we didn’t…

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To be happy is possible, to be happier than others is impossible
Jun12

To be happy is possible, to be happier than others is impossible

We all want to be happy, but we often tie our happiness to certain conceptions. One such common conception is that we will …

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No matter how bad things are, we can always make them worse – we are never powerless
Apr20

No matter how bad things are, we can always make them worse – we are never powerless

Sometimes, life puts us in so many difficulties that we feel utterly powerless. That feeling can drown us in despair, self-pity,…

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Cultivation of satisfaction requires not the rejection of desire, but the selection of desire
Jun02

Cultivation of satisfaction requires not the rejection of desire, but the selection of desire

Some people feel, “Dissatisfaction is the spur for performance. If we simply become satisfied and give up the desire …

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