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  At an interview with Viswanathan Anand, the world renowned chess grandmaster, T. N. Raghu asked him who was his best teacher.  Anand replied, “My...

Rock Bottom Becomes the Solid Foundation

  Most of us are familiar with the Harry Potter fantasy series of R. K. Rowling.  Rowling had a difficult life.  Her mother suffered from...

Being Grateful Changes Life

  In our recent posts we have been saying that through our thoughts we can create the reality that we want.  John Kralik’s life is...

The Beautiful Drives Out the Ugly

  Both spiritual masters and psychologists invite us to remove negative thoughts from our mind.  We can do this in two ways.  One is by...

Invitation to Fill Our Mind With Good Things

  Good thoughts affect our life positively.  Evil thoughts affect our life negatively.  So the scriptures invite us to fill our minds with good thoughts: “Finally...

Overcoming Negative Thoughts – Increasing the Positive II

  (continued from the last reflection) 4) Do Exercise.  Physical exercise is important not only for physical health but also for our mental health.  It helps to...

Overcoming Negative Thoughts – Increasing the Positive 1

  We can overcome negative thoughts by injecting more positivity into our lives.  We can follow the strategies given below to bring more positivity into...

Overcoming Negative Thoughts – Decreasing the Negative

  In order to overcome our negative thoughts we have to decrease the negative thoughts and increase the positive thoughts. We can try some of the...

Overcoming Negative Thoughts –  Five Negative Thought Patterns

  If we are aware of our negative thought patterns it is easier for us to deal with them.  While there are many thought patterns...

Thoughts Cause Sicknesses

  Medical science is today quite aware of the placebo and nocebo effect.  When the mind believes that it is receiving the proper treatment for...

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