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How to Overcome Bad Habits
Swami Kriyananda
April 14, 2013

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    Expectations are, to some extent, self-fulfilling. If you hold a positive expectation, in the right way, you will be more likely to have a positive result.

    Swami Kriyananda

    April 17, 2013

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    The Power of Positive Thinking

    Expectations are, to some extent, self-fulfilling. If you hold a positive expectation, in the right way, you will be more likely to have a positive result.

    Swami Kriyananda

    April 17, 2013

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The less strongly we identify with our ego, the easier it is for us to change.

Swami Kriyananda talks about learning languages, tells the story of an interesting (and quite dangerous!) trip to Bali, and how he overcame smoking by saying, instead of “I’ve failed,” that “I haven’t yet succeeded.”

Questions include:

  • How can people overcome bad habits?
  • What about getting rid of addictive habits, like smoking?
  • How do you reinforce a good habit?
  • Is there a point beyond which we rise above all habit, altogether?