Category: On Living

“I may perceive the world just like you, but you believe to be in it, while I see it as an iridescent drop in the vast expanse of consciousness.” -Nisargadatta Maharaj Belief creates your reality. Because humans created language, does it …

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“To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.”-Lao Tzu As often as you can remember, be fully attentive.  Attention negates thinking. When you are aware, you cannot worry. Becoming self-aware turns off your mind and, with it, your …

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“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.”-Lao Tzu I was walking behind the goal of a soccer field. The goalie missed blocking a shot and the ball was speeding right at me, just skimming the grass…  In that instant …

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“Everything good has awareness for its root.”-Bodhidharma Habit is the enemy of everything good. Whether you want to improve any sort of performance, or just want to be a little happier, replacing habitual reactions with appropriate responses is key. As …

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“Visualize this thing that you want, see it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blue print, and begin to build.” -Robert Collier Fill your mind with a living, fluid image of everything you will see and do to accomplish …

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“You are not what you think yourself to be, I assure you. The image you have of yourself is made up from memories and is purely accidental.” -Nisargadatta Maharaj Below are a few principles I’ve found helpful. Perhaps print this, and …

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“Just be aware, mirrorlike, right now.” -Pai-chang Do not use your phone or any other device to do what follows. For one week, dedicate five minutes of one day to be totally aware of what you are doing. Repeat for a …

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“By being alive to difficulty one can avoid it.”  -Lao Tzu In the well-being department, not knowing we are thinking is our only problem. Problems appear and remain because we do not know we think them into existence.  Awareness is …

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“When you are not sitting quietly, you may be distracted without knowing it; but once you are aware of it, distraction itself becomes a mechanism for getting rid of distraction.”-T’ai i chin hua tsung chih If I rushed I usually …

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“Here is my secret: I don’t mind what happens.”-Krishmanurti The only things that bother you are things you care about. Care about what is immediately and obviously good, like family, friends, pets, and health. For everything else, regard care with …

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