What we contemplate mentally, we cultivate mentally
Mar05

What we contemplate mentally, we cultivate mentally

Suppose we have a garden. We will be careful about what we cultivate there. And we certainly wouldn’t intentionally cultivate…

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Don’t fight against your bad habits — cultivate good habits and let them fight against your bad habits
Mar04

Don’t fight against your bad habits — cultivate good habits and let them fight against your bad habits

When we have some bad habits, we often strive to get rid of them. If we fail repeatedly, we may become disheartened and quit.…

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Attachment makes us blind, arrogance keeps us blind
Mar03

Attachment makes us blind, arrogance keeps us blind

Suppose someone allures an unsuspecting passerby into a dark alley and then attacks them so brutally as to blind them. That…

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If we wait till we feel inspired, we will definitely wait indefinitely
Mar02

If we wait till we feel inspired, we will definitely wait indefinitely

Suppose we want to develop a good habit centered on doing something creative or constructive such as meditate, study wisdom-texts,…

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Regret for wrongdoing reforms, regret for only the consequence of wrongdoing deforms
Mar01

Regret for wrongdoing reforms, regret for only the consequence of wrongdoing deforms

Suppose a teenager drives beyond the speed limit just for the thrill of it and gets caught. On being penalized, they may feel…

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The mind makes us depressed and then makes us depressed that we are depressed
Feb29

The mind makes us depressed and then makes us depressed that we are depressed

Life by its very nature is characterized by both good and bad. And when bad things happen, we naturally feel disappointed.…

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