Karmacology: Mindful Living, Sacred Practice

Allow a Solution

The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution.
-- Bertrand Russell

Too many times we focus on a problem or obstacle and see only its constraints or how it blocks us. This can cause a setback to become overwhelming.

Other times we ratchet up the pressure to instantly find the solution, and we beat ourselves up when it doesn't magically appear. This becomes self-defeating. If our focus is on finding the solution and we immediately fail, then our focus shifts to "failure."

A more Karmic approach is to seek opportunity within an obstacle, possibility within a problem. Restate and reframe your predicament repeatedly until you see a perspective where the potential for a solution exists.

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