Avoiding some risks keeps us alive, taking some risks brings us alive
Mar08

Avoiding some risks keeps us alive, taking some risks brings us alive

The world is filled with dangers that can overrun us if we aren’t careful. Avoiding unnecessary risks keeps us alive.  …

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We need inner accounting before we can have inner accountability
Mar06

We need inner accounting before we can have inner accountability

Suppose a social welfare organization is short of money and asks us to become a regular patron. Naturally, we will want some…

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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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Don’t fight against your bad habits — cultivate good habits and let them fight against your bad habits
Mar04

Don’t fight against your bad habits — cultivate good habits and let them fight against your bad habits

When we have some bad habits, we often strive to get rid of them. If we fail repeatedly, we may become disheartened and quit.…

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Attachment makes us blind, arrogance keeps us blind
Mar03

Attachment makes us blind, arrogance keeps us blind

Suppose someone allures an unsuspecting passerby into a dark alley and then attacks them so brutally as to blind them. That…

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If we wait till we feel inspired, we will definitely wait indefinitely
Mar02

If we wait till we feel inspired, we will definitely wait indefinitely

Suppose we want to develop a good habit centered on doing something creative or constructive such as meditate, study wisdom-texts,…

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