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Daily Lift #179

The Value Of Being Alone

A person who does not know how to use his mind productively will flee from the state of being alone. But when a person has learned how to think, he will greatly appreciate the moments when he is by himself, for then he will be able to utilize those moments for intellectual and spiritual growth.

During a quiet moment today, appreciate the value of being alone.

(see Alai Shur, vol.1, p.178; Gateway to Happiness, p.73)

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Visitor Comments: 1

(1) mysteries, November 20, 2009 9:52 PM

One needs to be sorting out oneself. If the mind is messed up then one needs to try to remedy it by engaging in useful interaction that can help it get better. If the body is messed up then one needs to do treatment to remedy it. Taking medicine can cause more trouble than good, not being restrained and letting oneself go can lead to worse health. One needs to learn methods of coping with life. As long as it does not become oppresive to oneself, to other individuals and groups it can be a source of therapy.

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