Archive for September, 2011

September 30

September, Thoughts For…

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30. Love life and life will love you back. Love people and they will love you back. Arthur Rubinstein

29. All phenomena of existence have mind as their precursor, mind as their supreme leader, and of mind they are made. Buddha

28. Coming to an understanding of Tao is to realize a wellspring of purity within yourself. When you taste of that purity there is no comparison between the goodness of the spirit and the sins of our addiction. Deng Ming-Dao

27. We should find perfect existence through imperfect existence. Shunryu Suzuki

26. There is, however, a strong empirical reason why we should cultivate thoughts that can never be proved. It is that they are known …

September 28

Is Psychology Helping or Hindering Your Enlightenment?

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This is my latest post for Psychology Today. You can read it here.

September 10

Are You Overusing Your Psychological Tools?

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The Psychology Today post in this link was written a few weeks ago. (It hasn’t been very popular, but analyzing that would be another article…). Although there are some editing changes (as with any Psychology Today post), its message remains in tact. I wanted to provide an example of its application from my personal life.

This post is significant to me because, only a couple of hours after I wrote the article, my girlfriend of nearly two years ended our relationship. (This is actually ironic as well, because the example I used in the Psychology Today post was about a break-up. I …