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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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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Treating the mind as an enemy can be uncomfortable, treating it as a friend can be fatal — treat it as a patient
Feb28

Treating the mind as an enemy can be uncomfortable, treating it as a friend can be fatal — treat it as a patient

Suppose we are living with someone prone to wild mood swings. We will need to watch them carefully to understand their present…

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If we start dwelling on whatever our mind is thinking, our thinking starts stinking
Feb21

If we start dwelling on whatever our mind is thinking, our thinking starts stinking

Suppose something is stinking in our home. We will immediately find and remove it.  We need to do the same when our thinking…

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The more we become conscious of where our consciousness is, the more we can tap the power of our consciousness
Feb02

The more we become conscious of where our consciousness is, the more we can tap the power of our consciousness

We are always conscious, but we aren’t always conscious of where our consciousness is. Our consciousness is our most …

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To take the task of training the mind seriously, stop taking everything it says seriously
Feb01

To take the task of training the mind seriously, stop taking everything it says seriously

Suppose we have a child. If we take the responsibility of caring for and training the child seriously, we won’t take everything…

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