Inability to face life’s challenges may diminish us, but unwillingness to face life’s challenges will demolish us
Sep30

Inability to face life’s challenges may diminish us, but unwillingness to face life’s challenges will demolish us

We all face challenges in life. And some challenges are such that we are unequipped or underequipped to face them. At such…

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Better to be crazy in being busy than to be just crazy, better still is to be busy without being crazy
Sep27

Better to be crazy in being busy than to be just crazy, better still is to be busy without being crazy

We sometimes feel, “I am so busy that I am going crazy. I need to slow down.”  Yes, slowing down can help, provided we use the…

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Protect the fences that protect you – keep temptation at a healthy distance
Sep22

Protect the fences that protect you – keep temptation at a healthy distance

Suppose we live in a neighborhood where robbery is common. We will naturally build a strong fence around our home. Does building…

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The essence of commitment is recommitment
Sep20

The essence of commitment is recommitment

We sometimes resolve to do something constructive such as exercising, meditating, studying wisdom-texts or becoming…

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Look for the good in all situations, even in situations that don’t look good
Sep19

Look for the good in all situations, even in situations that don’t look good

Whenever life subjects us to terrible situations, we often obsess over how bad things are. Such obsession makes us feel …

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Even if we can’t change what we live with, we can change what we live for
Sep17

Even if we can’t change what we live with, we can change what we live for

Suppose we are stuck with a slow, noisy, messy car in a congested and polluted place. If we can’t change our place or our car,…

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