Our mind is constantly hiding – and is constantly ready to give us a hiding
Jul20

Our mind is constantly hiding – and is constantly ready to give us a hiding

  On our daily path, suppose someone waits hiding for us. Catching us unawares, they bully and beat us. As long as they…

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Even if the mind is not shrill, it is still a shill
Jul13

Even if the mind is not shrill, it is still a shill

A shill is someone who enthusiastically pretends to buy something from a shop so as to allure others to also buy. Our mind …

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The mind is like a bully who has terrorized us for long – it’s time to stand up
Jul03

The mind is like a bully who has terrorized us for long – it’s time to stand up

Suppose a school has a bully who terrorizes smaller children. Bullies generally prey on the weak and the weak-willed. Whoever…

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Worrying about the world’s problems is often an excuse for not working on our own problems
Jun15

Worrying about the world’s problems is often an excuse for not working on our own problems

Many people worry constantly about world problems such as climate change or discrimination.  While these are serious …

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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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