This site has been created to expand and share on some of the insights that led to the writing of It's Monday Only in Your Mind: You Are Not Your Thoughts.

Understanding Attachment

Nothing is attached to without a cause and if that cause isn’t understood you will unconsciously succumb to the attachments consequences as if you were a puppet on a string…

When some feeling or emotion arises something causes it. Learn to see the cause of the emotion arising and the feelings that go along with the cause. Whatever arises has a cause, the reason for that cause and the sensation of it needs to be understood if your aren’t to be blindly drawn in and controlled by it. Nothing is attached to without a cause and if that cause isn’t understood, you will unconsciously succumb to it as if you were a puppet. Why people don’t see how this attachment holds them in captivity is because many of the things that are being attached to are used to make your identity and also the attachment is done because your conditioning tells you it’s needed. When the cause of what’s attached to is understood or at least noticed, there arises an awareness of what you are thinking. When this occurs there’s the possibility it will fall away and in the process your attachment falls away.

As stated before, why it’s so difficult to see this is because what’s being attached to is thought to be bringing you pleasure of some kind, and it may be in some way, but it’s not true pleasure because no object has the capability of providing true pleasure; one is easily deluded by this. Regardless of what it is, if it’s causing you to think you need it to feel good (pleasure) the object becomes your prison. So if the cause of why attachment arises isn’t understood, you might as well remain limp because when your conditioning says it’s time to attach, you will have to obey as the conditioning telling you to do so is in control…

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