Watch Yourself

Watch Yourself

Be a little wary of your mind, especially of your default, automatic feelings, thoughts and responses. Left to it’s own, the mind can be a great troublemaker. The ego is concerned for self only. It does not live for others.…

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Worthy Distress

Worthy Distress

No one wants to be in pain. Yet sometimes being in distress is worthwhile because of the benefits it brings. Short-term pain does sometime lead to long-term gain. Examples include the distress of dieting when you are overweight. If you…

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Pain And Pleasure

Pain and Pleasure

As animals, we share with all animals strong, instinctive survival drives to gratify desires for food, water, sex, and comfort. We have strong drives to avoid pain, danger, or anything that might harm us or our tribe. Survival entails reducing…

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