Mind your mind to know when it is in order, when on the border and when out of order
Nov30

Mind your mind to know when it is in order, when on the border and when out of order

Suppose we use a laptop for vital, high-stake work. We would not only do the work carefully, but would also carefully monitor…

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We have to risk going too far to know how far we can go
Oct29

We have to risk going too far to know how far we can go

Suppose we are seeking something that requires effort and involves risk. When we start stretching ourselves, others may…

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More damaging than the lies we tell others are the lies we tell ourselves
Oct28

More damaging than the lies we tell others are the lies we tell ourselves

Suppose someone has diabetes and they secretly eat desserts. If they lie to their caregivers about what they are doing, …

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To savor what is most sweet, we often need to shed the most sweat
Oct27

To savor what is most sweet, we often need to shed the most sweat

If we want to eat food, we need to earn it. If we want to eat sweet food, we need to pay more, that is, shed more sweat to earn that…

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To live life fully, leave life regularly – take breaks before life breaks you
Oct25

To live life fully, leave life regularly – take breaks before life breaks you

Suppose we use a machine continuously without turning it off. If it’s not given enough time off, it will deteriorate rapidly.…

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We relapse not because we are witless or will-less, but because we are weapon-less
Oct24

We relapse not because we are witless or will-less, but because we are weapon-less

When we make resolutions to give up some unhealthy indulgence, we often relapse. On succumbing thus, we may berate ourselves…

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