March 2021

Building The Mind - Sketch of the human brain

Building The Mind To Think, Do, And Be Better

Explaining the mission of my side project with some personal stories. Remember to think better, do better, and be better. The mind and thinking are complex topics. To me thinking feels like a blend between the physical world and something beyond ourselves. There is no escaping the fact that your thinking is influenced by your body and environment.

The 5 Hinderances – Get Out Of Your Own Way

In Buddhism, the 5 hinderances impede or get in the way of forward progress in meditation and life. They are obstacles that challenge you. It’s important to pay attention to what is happening when you feel their challenge. By identifying the hindrances, you can get a better sense of what caused them to arise. Then figure out how to overcome them.