Mind

Beliefs

WHAT IS A BELIEF? A belief is merely a perception of reality. It is not reality itself. It is merely a perception of truth, but not truth itself. A belief is an unverified assumption, and may not necessarily be based on facts. A belief is powerful. A belief that is accompanied by strong conviction of […]

Mental Habits, Nutriment and Happiness

The Pattern that leads to Depression  As I see more and more patients, especially the elderly, and especially during this Covid-19 pandemic, I see a pattern.    This is the pattern – our mental states, whether happy or otherwise, is very dependent on our mental habits that we have cultivated and strengthened over time.   This is […]

Be a Problem Solver, not a Problem Creator

This is a very simple, yet effective, principle to follow that leads to success in any area of your life.   If you are a problem creator at home, you will soon lose your family. If you are a problem creator at work, you will soon lose your job. If you are a problem creator with […]

Using Mindfulness for Personal Transformation

What is mindfulness?   According to Professor Jon Kabat-Zinn, mindfulness is paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, non-reactively, to the unfolding of our experience moment to moment. Mindfulness is done purposefully, with a conscious decision, to be aware of our present experience. It is also done non-judgmentally, non-reactively. This means we merely watch the […]

The Importance of an Open Mind

Having an open mind is an important requirement or prerequisite for personal transformation.   This is because the reason we are stuck where we are right now is our rigid and unyielding mind. It is precisely because of this rigid mind that we do not seem to have changed, to have progress, to have moved forward. […]

The Power of Beliefs

What are beliefs?  A belief is merely a perception of reality. This perception may or may not be accurate. Nevertheless, we believe it to be true.   Knowing something to be true is different from believing that something is true. In knowing, we have either seen the truth for ourselves, or we have strong evidence to […]

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