Watch yourself as if you are someone you don’t know – self-observation opens the door to self-transformation
Jun14

Watch yourself as if you are someone you don’t know – self-observation opens the door to self-transformation

Suppose we want to develop a relationship with someone. We will observe them carefully, noting how they behave in various…

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During our idle time, the mind works overtime
Jun13

During our idle time, the mind works overtime

We often look forward to holidays when we can just relax, free from life’s daily grind. But unfortunately, during such breaks,…

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The mind’s complaining about a problem is often a bigger problem than the problem itself
Apr29

The mind’s complaining about a problem is often a bigger problem than the problem itself

When the weather is bad, say, too cold, we all are inconvenienced. But some people start complaining repeatedly, “It’s …

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Use introspection as a confession by the self to the self
Apr22

Use introspection as a confession by the self to the self

Confession is a religious practice wherein confessants, people who have done something wrong, admit those wrongs to an…

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Focus on life, not on the mind’s commentary about life
Apr18

Focus on life, not on the mind’s commentary about life

Suppose a cricket match is accompanied by a special kind of commentary that is heard not just by the spectators, but also …

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Respect the dark within you, to keep it within you
Apr05

Respect the dark within you, to keep it within you

Suppose we had a serious enemy out to destroy us. We couldn’t afford to take them lightly; we would need to treat them with …

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