Those who don’t find the reprehensible reprehensible, are reprehensible
Dec20

Those who don’t find the reprehensible reprehensible, are reprehensible

Suppose someone sits and works and lives in a place that is dirty and stinky. If they don’t find anything wrong with…

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The causes of anger rarely hurt us as much as the consequences of anger
Dec16

The causes of anger rarely hurt us as much as the consequences of anger

Suppose someone insults us. Feeling angry, we lash out at them. They feel hurt and react defensively or aggressively, doing…

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Before a prescription can inspire action, the diagnosis must inspire conviction
Dec10

Before a prescription can inspire action, the diagnosis must inspire conviction

When we are in a position of guiding others, we sometimes find that people don’t listen to us. If our inputs are repeatedly…

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The mind makes us fight wars that aren’t winnable and wars where victory is not  even definable
Dec08

The mind makes us fight wars that aren’t winnable and wars where victory is not even definable

During our life-journey, we often have to fight against various adversities and adversaries. Among these fights, the …

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To be compassionate, be both caring and careful
Dec01

To be compassionate, be both caring and careful

Suppose a doctor is asked to travel to an epidemic zone to treat patients. To take up such an assignment, they would need to…

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Don’t use others to feel better about yourself, learn from others how to become better
Nov29

Don’t use others to feel better about yourself, learn from others how to become better

When we are distressed, we often need someone to unburden ourselves to. While that is an understandable and even essential…

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