Are You the Master of Your Mind?
How skillful are you with your own mind? In particular, how able are you to do each of the three fundamental ways to engage the mind, to practice with it? These three are:
- Simply be with what’s present in awareness – including painful thoughts, perceptions, and feelings – without trying to change it.
- Reduce what’s negative by preventing, ending, or decreasing harmful thoughts, perceptions, emotions, desires, and actions.
- Grow what’s positive by fostering, preserving, or growing beneficial thoughts, perceptions, emotions, desires, and actions.
You can explore this by reflecting on and answering the questions in this quiz.
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