How self-doubt differs from self-appraisal (Dealing with doubts 3)
Jun30

How self-doubt differs from self-appraisal (Dealing with doubts 3)

Suppose we have two acquaintances: one who gently explains to us our limitations during a mature discussion when we are …

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04.40 The liberarting power of doubting our doubts (Dealing with doubts 2)

In some sports like judo, players use their opponents’ strength against them. When we are assaulted by doubts, we too can…

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How doubt misleads (Dealing with doubt series 1)
Jun28

How doubt misleads (Dealing with doubt series 1)

Suppose we are living on some land and want to purchase some other land. Suppose further we have with us someone who insistently…

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The process of desiring seen fragmentally and holistically (Desire management series 14
Jun27

The process of desiring seen fragmentally and holistically (Desire management series 14

To manage our desires effectively, consider the components of the process of desiring: the desirer, the desire and the …

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Can we order our desires ? (Desire management series 13)
Jun26

Can we order our desires ? (Desire management series 13)

The word ‘order’ can have two meanings: instruction (“You have to take medicine thrice a day — those are the doctor’s orders”)…

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How to deal with unending desire? – Desire management series 12
Jun25

How to deal with unending desire? – Desire management series 12

A major problem with desire is its endlessness. When indulged, desire doesn’t end — it subsides temporarily only to return…

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