How we become both villains and victims …
Jan13

How we become both villains and victims …

Typical movies have two characters: one who acts in villainous ways and one who is victimized by those villainous actions.…

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How we end up neglecting life’s important things
Dec20

How we end up neglecting life’s important things

When people face sudden disaster or death, they often realize that they have wasted so much of their life on unimportant …

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Why do small things irritate us so much?
Nov21

Why do small things irritate us so much?

We may notice that our mood often gets spoiled when some small things go wrong. Why do we get so irritated by small negatives?…

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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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