When the mind believes something is enjoyable, it stops evaluating whether it is actually enjoyable
Feb23

When the mind believes something is enjoyable, it stops evaluating whether it is actually enjoyable

Our mind often works like a programmed device, giving particular responses to particular stimuli. Some of this programming…

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Things fall in place if we keep the mind in place
Sep02

Things fall in place if we keep the mind in place

Suppose we come to our house and find everything out of place. We may start yelling at the person in-charge of housekeeping,…

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Our thoughts are not always wise – we don’t have to follow their advice
Aug18

Our thoughts are not always wise – we don’t have to follow their advice

Suppose we have a chronic disease. Our acquaintances may recommend various remedies. Knowing that they aren’t medical…

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The mind tends to do what we don’t intend to do
Jul21

The mind tends to do what we don’t intend to do

We may resolve to do some things, say regulate our eating or sleeping, but find ourselves doing the opposite, or at least …

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What we fear reflects what we hold dear
Jul15

What we fear reflects what we hold dear

When we feel fearful, our fear points to something we hold immensely dear, something whose possible loss terrifies us. …

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To not feel bad on doing bad is bestially bad
Jul14

To not feel bad on doing bad is bestially bad

Suppose we accidentally step on someone’s foot. We would naturally apologize, ask if they are ok, and do what we can to help.…

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