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Are You Bored Yet?


On Mar 26, 2014 Ganoba wrote:

 It is natural for the mind to seek the fresh and new. That is the way creation is, always fresh and new. Nothing is repeated in nature.
However, when we hold the mind as a private possession, as my mind and your mind, it  becomes aggressive and dull over a period of time. It cannot notice the beauty that is emerging every moment and it gets bored.
The real and lasting solution is to revitalize the mind. But we seek a transient solution of trying out a new location, a new friend, a new activity and so on. We have gotten into this habit of seeking pseudo solutions. Let us stop this right now and go back to basics. Let us this very moment be part of the emerging new in all of us.


On Apr 8, 2014 Sean wrote:

 "The real and lasting solution is to revitalize the mind. But we seek a transient solution of trying out a new location, a new friend, a new activity and so on. We have gotten into this habit of seeking pseudo solutions. Let us stop this right now and go back to basics. Let us this very moment be part of the emerging new in all of us."

How do you suggest we do this and go further into understanding this for someone who does choose (or only knows) the new friend, activity or place as an attempt to do this instead of the lasting solution.

 
On Apr 8, 2014 Conrad P Pritscher wrote:

 there are no lasting solutions. Impermanence surrounds us. Warm and kind regards.

 

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