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A Buddhist guide to overcome self sabotage

Here is what I found from the internet I found that quote here on the internet (and nowhere else) but I don't really trust it -- it's someone's description, summary, interpretation, explanation of ...
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A Buddhist guide to overcome self sabotage

Does self-sabotaging instincts come from the ego? In a way, yes. Like all beings, we want what is best for ourselves. We want to be happy but we have a deluded understanding of happiness, one that is ...
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A Buddhist guide to overcome self sabotage

While 'ego' is a core teaching of Buddhism, Buddhism points out ego is caused by underlying defilements or cravings, namely, greed, hatred & delusion. Therefore, self-sabotage would be from some ...
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How to create awareness of the present moment

So my real question is how can I create the awareness of the present moment totally and let go of the delusion that is keeping me from seeing things just as how they really are. You're on the right ...
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How to create awareness of the present moment

There's no magic way to become aware. Awareness is something we practice intentionally, because we decided to. Why are we not aware to begin with? Because we are naive. We think our mind is honest, we ...
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How to create awareness of the present moment

I can only share some insights as a fellow practitioner, please let me know if I have gotten anything wrong. I think you are letting your desire to be on top of things, events and relationships in ...
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A Buddhist guide to overcome self sabotage

Where does the urge to self-sabotage come from..? One reason might be to induce samvega - a strong feeling of disgust, wretchedness, etc. that propels one towards seeking liberation. It might help ...
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Relaxation vs Laziness

Kusītārambhavatthusutta best describes laziness in eight grounds, according to this sutta laziness is when you are held back from attaining the unattained, achieving the unachieved, and so on ...
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Relaxation vs Laziness

Relaxation is essential for everyone to recharge after work. It aids in maintaining and restoring our physical and mental well-being. Buddha did not advocate against relaxation. However, he ...
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