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André Kukla is Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto, in both the Departments of Psychology and of Philosophy. He has published numerous philosop. Mental Traps: Stupid Things That Sane People Do to Mess Up Their Minds by Andre Kukla, , available at Book Depository with. All about Mental Traps: The Overthinker’s Guide to a Happier Life by Andre Kukla . LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.

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Ever spoiled a moment by niggling with your partner over trivia? To sum up its message in a single phrase: Just as Buddhism, from which the author has drawn many of his ideas, teaches that we should perform all of our acts mindfully, Kukla suggests that we make a conscious effort to step back, clear our minds, and simply observe how our thoughts develop.

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Inspired by Your Browsing History. Kukla divides his time between Toronto and Hawaii.

In the end, both the philosopher and the stand-up comic are people who love to tinker with concepts. Willy-nilly, most people begin to regret that their plans did not materialize. Again, what can seem to be a very inconsequential habit can actually signal bigger, more detrimental problems in our kkukla of thinking. Finally, there’s a way out. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.


Mental Traps

What makes Biblio different? But very early start, too, have its price. All in all, a must read. Or living for the future, not for today? References to this work on external resources.

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What aspects of your work or home life would support this? Russell has been my model for translucent prose that states trapw more nor less than what the author wants to say. In his concluding chapter, Kukla contrasts traditional consciousness — how people andrre in simpler times, or do today when adhering absolutely to external authorities like religions or social theories — with modern consciousnesswhich describes how most of us live today: Dec 15, Pages Buy.

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Recall, the folk wisdom: Buddhism teaches that we should perform all of our acts mindfully. This was an interesting book, describing the bad mental habits that are slowing us down and stopping us from being happy.

Sign up to receive offers graps updates: Ships with Tracking Number! Is it any wonder that we needlessly complicate our work when there is something to be done? I won’t spoil the fun. Kukla does not contradict to mentwl belief, claiming that persistence is bad. In such cases, simply not to waste precious time, A. Russell Books Ltd Published: Of course, if you start too late, the time for completion of the work may not be enough.


We could all be bopping along much more comfortably towards our goals. The Book Women Published: Wikipedia in English None. Great condition for a used book! This book has jukla potential to change lives radically. These types of unmindfulness are the mental traps.

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Ever been unable to get yourself to do something you really know you should? You are waiting for the arrival of guests — you already cleaned house, prepared goodies and set up service, got yourself up. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Mental Traps will help you free yourself from time-wasting mental traffic jams and be more productive in your everyday life.

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