See memory not as an exhaustive guide to the past, but as a constructive guide from the past to the future
Aug07

See memory not as an exhaustive guide to the past, but as a constructive guide from the past to the future

We usually think of memory as a tool to remember the past. Actually however, the past is too vast to be remembered entirely…

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Experience becomes our best teacher when we experience the Best Teacher
Aug05

Experience becomes our best teacher when we experience the Best Teacher

As the common saying goes, experience is the best teacher. But we see so many people who don’t learn from experience; they…

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For changing yourself, focus on comprehending yourself, not on criticizing yourself
Aug04

For changing yourself, focus on comprehending yourself, not on criticizing yourself

Suppose someone criticizes us constantly about something we are doing. Instead of understanding where we are coming from,…

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We rarely do things without a reason, but reason is rarely behind the things we do
Aug01

We rarely do things without a reason, but reason is rarely behind the things we do

Suppose someone does something stupid or terrible. If they are asked why they did what they did, they usually come up with…

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Be terrified about how terrible you can be, to never become that terrible
Jul30

Be terrified about how terrible you can be, to never become that terrible

Suppose we read about some people doing terrible things, such as terrorists murdering innocent people. We may feel revolted,…

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To free yourself from the burden of self-consciousness, become conscious of a purpose bigger than the self
Jul29

To free yourself from the burden of self-consciousness, become conscious of a purpose bigger than the self

Self-consciousness can be a big burden for many people. When they interact with others, especially in public settings,…

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