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03 Jul Posted by | Be Mindful | Comments

Confessions of the mind

Confessions of the mind

Dear master, Perhaps God forgot to tell you about me when he created you. Perhaps its about time I introduce myself. I am called “the mind”. When god created you, he put me in your body so that I can give you intelligence. Unfortunately, you can’t see me. I am in your brains, veins, organs, ...

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09 Feb Posted by | Be Mindful | Comments

Did You Regret Not Taking the Last Bite Before Someone Took it Away From You?

Did You Regret Not Taking the Last Bite Before Someone Took it Away From You?

A husband told his wife, “I went to a dinner with some friends tonight. The donuts were my favorite but I didn’t even get the last bite. Everyone took one each and it was gone in seconds.” His wife said, “You were usually very fast, I can’t imagine you losing when comes to eating.” The ...

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04 Feb Posted by | Be Mindful | Comments

Poisons of the Soul

Poisons of the Soul

Many people know that there are physical poisons that can harm the body. Very few know that there are poisons that can harm the soul. As a matter of fact, we are actually taking in the poison everyday. A popular buddhist text says: 大智度论:"有利我者生贪欲,违逆我者生嗔恚,此贪嗔非从智生,从迷惑心生故为痴." It means “You become greedy when you get benefits. Anger arises ...

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02 Feb Posted by | Be Mindful | Comments

Should You Question Your Mind To Question Everything?

Should You Question Your Mind To Question Everything?

We live in a world of rationality and logic. We are brought up to reason everything that we see, hear, touch, taste and smell. Whatever we do must have a valid reason. People who can’t reason is insensible, cannot make the right decisions and will not achieve anything in life. Gautama Buddha said: Believe nothing, ...

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01 Feb Posted by | Be Mindful | Comments

Why is My Mind So Fragile?

Why is My Mind So Fragile?

Alice waked up at 3am every morning and started doing chores in the kitchen. Alex told her not to do that as that would wake him up and affect his day job. She didn’t listen and he was very frustrated. One particular morning, she didn’t wake up and the he was quite surprised. He couldn’t ...

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31 Jan Posted by | Be Mindful | Comments

What is Rich and Poor?

What is Rich and Poor?

How does one define rich and poor? Does having a ferrari, a big house and lots of money considered rich? Does having a small house, 2 meals a day considered poor? The fact is that rich or poor is relative. It must be compared or benchmarked against something. Driving ferrari might not be considered rich ...

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29 Jan Posted by | Be Mindful | Comments

Ego Kills Progression

Ego Kills Progression

Everyone has their own ego. We always want to prove that we are right and others are wrong. We see that everywhere from animals to humans. Ego seems to give us self-worthiness but it is also our greatest enemy because it hinders improvement. By wanting and keep listening to nice words, we can never progress ...

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25 Jan Posted by | Be Mindful | Comments

Why is Money Always Not Enough?

Why is Money Always Not Enough?

I sometimes ask myself this question, “How much money do I REALLY need a month”? Why do people always feel that they don’t have enough money. Well, the fact is that the concept of rich and poor is relative. You can earn $100,000 a month and still considered poor or $1000 a month to be ...

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04 Jan Posted by | Be Mindful | 1 comment

How we can be Distracted from our Goals Easily

How we can be Distracted from our Goals Easily

The story goes like this: There was once an angel who seeked permission from his master to descent to the world in order to help people to become more spiritual. He arrived at a farm and decided to used it as a base to propagate his spiritual teachings. For a few nights, he couldn’t sleep ...

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