Do you have a bad habit you would like to get rid of? You can eliminate it in a moment. All you have to do is put your mind to it.
Most people who make up their minds to stop smoking or to stop eating so many sweets will continue with those actions in spite of themselves. They do not change because their minds, like blotting paper, have soaked up habits of thought. Habit means that the mind believes it cannot get rid of a particular thought.
The nature of habit can be understood by this analogy: Clay can be molded into a vase; and while the clay is (more…)