What is the heart?
Mar21

What is the heart?

Many regularly used words have nuances that we rarely ponder. Consider the word “heart.”  When we say, “He suffered a heart…

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Do emotions reside in the mind?
Mar19

Do emotions reside in the mind?

To understand, consider an analogous question: do sensations reside in the body?  Suppose a 20 kg dumbbell is placed in …

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How are thoughts and emotions related
Mar18

How are thoughts and emotions related

Thoughts and emotions are sometimes seen as sequential — when we think steadily about something, we feel emotions in relationship…

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Do bad thoughts comprise bad karma?
Mar17

Do bad thoughts comprise bad karma?

At one level, yes. Because thinking is also a form of activity, and every activity comes under the jurisdiction of karma,…

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Will negative imagination lead to self-fulfilling prophecies?
Mar14

Will negative imagination lead to self-fulfilling prophecies?

When a person having unhealthy habits is told to imagine the disasters that may result if they continue with those habits,…

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The way to a better future
Mar04

The way to a better future

The future can be better than the present and we can play a part in bringing about that future — this hope empowers us to face…

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