Ditch the road that ends in a ditch
May12

Ditch the road that ends in a ditch

Suppose we are driving along a road, and we find that it ends in a ditch. We would immediately look for a way to avoid that ditch.…

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Focus on the mind’s track record, not on its sound track
Feb03

Focus on the mind’s track record, not on its sound track

Our mind frequently repeats a soundtrack within us: “Eat this, watch this, touch this, enjoy this.” This soundtrack, by…

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Whatever snags our attention sabotages our intention
Nov23

Whatever snags our attention sabotages our intention

Suppose a student is driving along a road to their college. Along the way, their attention is caught by a theater playing …

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Tap the mind’s power – don’t be trapped by the mind’s power
Sep27

Tap the mind’s power – don’t be trapped by the mind’s power

We all know of powerful things that can help or harm. Consider electricity, for example. It can heat, cool, cook, transport…

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Let introspection be for fact-finding, not fault-finding
Aug10

Let introspection be for fact-finding, not fault-finding

While striving to live according to principles, if we falter, we become disheartened. Even if we introspect to find out …

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What is craved within gets carved within
Jun26

What is craved within gets carved within

We sometimes feel cravings for things that we would normally never indulge in real life. Yet we entertain those cravings…

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