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I Am Against Positive Philosophy

The tyranny of the positive attitude can prevent us from being honest, with ourselves and others, and the stress of not acknowledging what’s wrong creates conflict inside. But the more half-truths we tell, the deeper the hole we dig for ourselves… “You ask me if am I against positive philosophy....

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Mind Is Full of Opposites

Mind is full of opposites, and it’s tempting to focus on the good bits and suppress the bad, to think positively. But those negative ideas just keep popping back up no matter how hard we try to make ourselves feel better. Here Osho speaks about a third possibility. “Mind covers...

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Life Is Absolutely Balanced

Positive thinking can be defined as a discipline that trains the mind to change a perceived reality by repeatedly making positive mental statements or affirmations. Looking on the bright side is all very well, but the less bright side is always there. “Life is absolutely balanced between the positive...

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With Awareness Comes Freedom

“Even the first type of freedom at least pretends that there is some goal. Even the politician says, ‘We are fighting to be free – from this kind of society, this kind of structure, this kind of politics. We are fighting to be free from this society just to...

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Using Imagination to Change Negative to Positive

"First thing in the morning, imagine yourself tremendously happy. Get out of bed in a very happy mood – radiant, bubbling, expectant – as if something perfect, of infinite value, is going to happen today. Get out of the bed in a very positive and hopeful mood, with the...