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 undervalued…

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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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The less we identify with our thoughts, the less we act thoughtlessly
Jan22

The less we identify with our thoughts, the less we act thoughtlessly

Whenever we do something regrettable, we wonder, “Why did I act so thoughtlessly?” First, we are never literally thoughtless,…

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The mind is not afraid to interrupt us, don’t be afraid to interrupt it
Jan10

The mind is not afraid to interrupt us, don’t be afraid to interrupt it

Suppose we are working in a team with someone who keeps interrupting us. And what they suggest is mostly distracting at best…

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The mind is a persecutor who pretends to be the persecuted
Jan07

The mind is a persecutor who pretends to be the persecuted

Few things stimulate human sympathy as much as the sight of someone being persecuted. We naturally want to do what we can …

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