Got Attitude?

Overcome blind reactivity to develop a skillful mind with Buddhist anger-management techniques.

Steve Armstrong

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Patter Hellstrom, Happiness #2, acrylic ink on polypropylene, 2007; courtesy of the artist; © Patter HellstromAwareness (sati)

Isn’t it amazing how the mind can wander, lost in thought, with no awareness of what we are thinking about? Yet when awareness arises, the train of associated thoughts stops and a moment of relief occurs before the mind picks up another object. In a moment of reflection we can reconstruct the whole sequence of thoughts that just occurred without our being aware of them. The mind knew, but we were unaware of what the mind knew.

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